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State University of New York at New Paltz Salaries

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Salaries by Major at State University of New York at New Paltz

How much money do State University of New York at New Paltz graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,400 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 State University of New York at New Paltz graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Accounting and Related Services with a median starting salary of $41,100 followed by Finance and Financial Management Services paying $41,000 and Design and Applied Arts graduates who have a median starting income of $39,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $57,200 followed by Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) at $57,100 and Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) who earn $55,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for State University of New York at New Paltz 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 State University of New York at New Paltz graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $57,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $57,100
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $55,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $50,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $39,600
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
History (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $19,200
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $16,500
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $14,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196176 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for State University of New York at New Paltz.