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Salaries by Major at CUNY Hunter College

How much money do CUNY Hunter College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,800 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 Hunter 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 $91,100 followed by Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions paying $53,900 and Computer Science graduates who have a median starting income of $51,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $111,100 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $100,800 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) who earn $78,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for CUNY Hunter 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 Hunter College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $111,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $100,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $91,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $78,400
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Master's Degree) $65,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $64,400
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $63,500
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $63,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $62,000
Public Health (Master's Degree) $60,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $59,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $58,900
Urban Studies/Affairs (Master's Degree) $55,000
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $53,900
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $51,600
Social Work (Master's Degree) $49,400
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $47,800
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $44,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $41,200
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $26,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Biological and Physical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $21,700
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190594 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for CUNY Hunter College.