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Salaries by Major at CUNY City College

How much money do CUNY City College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,800 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 City College of New York graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions with a median starting salary of $113,400 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $64,300 and Civil Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,300 .

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 $91,600 followed by Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) at $64,000 and Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Master's Degree) who earn $63,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for CUNY City 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 CUNY City College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $113,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $91,600
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $64,000
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Master's Degree) $63,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $62,000
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Master's Degree) $59,700
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $53,300
Architecture (Master's Degree) $52,900
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,800
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $50,500
Architecture (First Professional Degree) $49,100
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $48,500
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Master's Degree) $32,000
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Applied Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $18,600
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $17,000
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $14,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190567 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for CUNY City College.