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Salaries by Major at Clarkson University

How much money do Clarkson University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $53,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $70,800 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 Clarkson graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $78,300 followed by Computer Engineering paying $70,900 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $67,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $108,800 followed by Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) at $93,700 and Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $76,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Clarkson 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 Clarkson University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $108,800
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $93,700
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $78,300
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $76,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,900
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $66,000
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,400
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $63,900
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,800
Engineering-Related Fields (Bachelorís Degree) $60,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $58,300
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,000
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190044 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Clarkson University.