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Salaries by Major at Hofstra University

How much money do Hofstra University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $40,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,200 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 Hofstra graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $58,000 followed by Engineering Science paying $55,900 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $53,500 .

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 $112,300 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $103,500 and Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) who earn $80,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Hofstra 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 Hofstra University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $112,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $103,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $80,900
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (Master's Degree) $77,200
Taxation (Master's Degree) $71,300
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $63,200
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $61,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $60,800
Public Health (Master's Degree) $60,600
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $60,500
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $58,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,000
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $57,600
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $56,400
Engineering Science (Bachelorís Degree) $55,900
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $55,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $55,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $53,500
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $48,300
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $44,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $42,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $42,500
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $42,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Legal Support Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $40,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,200
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $32,700
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
History (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $19,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191649 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Hofstra University.