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Salaries by Major at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

How much money do CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,900 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 John Jay graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Public Administration with a median starting salary of $39,200 followed by Economics paying $37,400 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $33,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Homeland Security (Graduate/Professional Certificate) program rank first with a median initial income of $67,200 followed by Public Administration (Master's Degree) at $53,800 and Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) who earn $48,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 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 John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Homeland Security (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $67,200
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $53,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $48,500
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $45,700
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $39,400
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Social Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Dispute Resolution (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $30,400
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate) (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190600 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.