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Montclair State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Montclair State University

How much money do Montclair State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $51,100 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 Montclair State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $49,200 followed by Accounting and Related Services paying $46,000 and Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $41,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $85,400 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $67,400 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Graduate/Professional Certificate) who earn $59,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Montclair State 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 Montclair State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $85,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $67,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $59,200
Education (Master's Degree) $53,900
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $53,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $53,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $53,200
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $49,200
Social Work (Master's Degree) $47,600
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $45,200
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Social Work (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $30,400
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,600
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $18,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185590 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Montclair State University.