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Salaries by Major at Stony Brook University

How much money do Stony Brook University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,300 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 SUNY Stony Brook graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions with a median starting salary of $86,100 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $82,600 and Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $75,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $132,300 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $110,100 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) who earn $104,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Stony Brook 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 Stony Brook University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (First Professional Degree) $132,300
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $110,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $104,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $99,000
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $86,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $82,600
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $75,100
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $71,300
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $69,200
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $67,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Master's Degree) $66,000
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $65,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $64,700
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $60,500
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,500
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $58,700
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $55,500
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $54,500
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $50,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $46,500
Social Work (Master's Degree) $45,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $43,000
Physics (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Applied Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Music (Doctoral Degree) $29,900
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $19,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196097 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Stony Brook University.