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University of Nevada-Reno Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of Nevada Reno

How much money do University of Nevada Reno graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,400 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 Nevada-Reno graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $67,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $64,800 and Computer Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $63,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $103,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $76,400 and Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) who earn $61,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Nevada Reno 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 Nevada Reno graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $103,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $76,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $67,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $61,900
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $55,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,200
Public Health (Master's Degree) $48,800
Social Work (Master's Degree) $48,500
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $48,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $46,100
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $46,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $44,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $41,700
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,500
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $39,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Education, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,800
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Nutrition Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182290 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Nevada Reno.