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Salaries by Major at Kean University

How much money do Kean University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,400 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 Kean 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 $78,900 followed by Special Education and Teaching paying $48,800 and Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $48,600 .

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 $97,600 followed by Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) at $71,200 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) who earn $68,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Kean University 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 Kean University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $97,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $78,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $71,200
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $68,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $59,700
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $58,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $58,400
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $48,800
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $44,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $43,500
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Social Work (Master's Degree) $41,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $40,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $34,400
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $23,700
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,900
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $18,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185262 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Kean University.