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Salaries by Major at The College of New Jersey

How much money do The College of New Jersey graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $45,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $62,100 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 TCNJ 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 $70,700 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $70,300 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $61,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $63,000 followed by Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $59,500 and Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) who earn $57,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for The College of New Jersey 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 The College of New Jersey graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $70,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $70,300
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $63,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $61,900
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $59,500
Engineering Science (Bachelorís Degree) $57,300
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $57,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,100
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Master's Degree) $55,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $54,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $51,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $50,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $49,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $47,700
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $41,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $38,600
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187134 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for The College of New Jersey.