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Salaries by Major at William Paterson University of New Jersey

How much money do William Paterson University 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 $35,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,500 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 William Paterson University of New Jersey 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 $71,100 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $51,100 and Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $50,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $65,000 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $63,500 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) who earn $62,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for William Paterson University 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 William Paterson University of New Jersey graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $71,100
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $65,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $62,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $57,400
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $51,100
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,600
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $49,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $44,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $40,300
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $37,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187444 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for William Paterson University of New Jersey.