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University of Missouri-Kansas City Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of Missouri Kansas City

How much money do University of Missouri Kansas City graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $55,100 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for University of Missouri-Kansas City graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,200 followed by Computer Science paying $65,300 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $168,400 followed by Dentistry (First Professional Degree) at $121,700 and Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) who earn $120,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Missouri Kansas City graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for University of Missouri Kansas City graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $168,400
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $121,700
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $120,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $97,300
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $69,900
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,200
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $65,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $64,900
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,400
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $57,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $56,800
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $54,300
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,200
Law (First Professional Degree) $49,000
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $46,700
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $43,900
Social Work (Master's Degree) $41,500
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $40,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Music (Master's Degree) $32,000
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Master's Degree) $28,100
Music (Doctoral Degree) $27,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000
Dance (Bachelorís Degree) $15,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178402 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Missouri Kansas City.