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Salaries by Major at Rutgers University New Brunswick

How much money do Rutgers University New Brunswick graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $46,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $66,200 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 Rutgers graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $72,100 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $70,300 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $70,300 .

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 $109,300 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) at $109,000 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $106,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Rutgers University New Brunswick 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 Rutgers University New Brunswick graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $109,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $109,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $106,800
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $103,200
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) $101,800
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $74,500
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $72,100
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $71,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $70,300
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $70,300
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $67,900
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $67,900
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $65,500
Biological and Physical Sciences (Master's Degree) $64,300
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $63,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $63,400
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $62,100
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $59,200
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $58,900
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $57,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $56,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $55,900
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $55,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $55,100
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $54,800
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $54,000
Public Health (Master's Degree) $54,000
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $53,600
Law (Doctoral Degree) $53,000
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $52,600
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $52,600
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $51,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $51,300
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,300
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $50,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $47,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $46,800
Social Work (Master's Degree) $46,300
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $46,200
Biology (Master's Degree) $45,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,600
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $43,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $43,200
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $35,200
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Research and Experimental Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Nutrition Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,400
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186380 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Rutgers University New Brunswick.