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New Mexico Highlands University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at New Mexico Highlands University

How much money do New Mexico Highlands University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $27,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $36,300 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 New Mexico Highlands University 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 $81,300 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $32,800 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $32,400 .

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 $55,400 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $50,200 and Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) who earn $42,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for New Mexico Highlands 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 New Mexico Highlands University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $81,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $55,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $50,200
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $42,300
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $40,800
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $34,600
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $32,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $20,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187897 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for New Mexico Highlands University.