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Rutgers University-Newark Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Rutgers University Newark

How much money do Rutgers University Newark 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 University-Newark graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $70,300 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions paying $67,900 and Management Information Systems and Services graduates who have a median starting income of $63,400 .

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 $109,000 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $106,800 and Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) who earn $67,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Rutgers University Newark 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 Newark graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $109,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $106,800
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
Biological and Physical Sciences (Master's Degree) $64,300
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $63,400
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $62,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $55,300
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $54,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $51,300
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $50,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $47,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $46,300
Biology (Master's Degree) $45,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $43,200
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
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=186399 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Rutgers University Newark.