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Salaries by Major at Barnard College

How much money do Barnard College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $49,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $66,900 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 Barnard graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $68,100 followed by Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other paying $46,300 and Psychology graduates who have a median starting income of $44,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Barnard College 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 Barnard College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $68,100
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $46,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $44,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $42,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Urban Studies/Affairs (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189097 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Barnard College.