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Salaries by Major at SUNY at Albany

How much money do SUNY at Albany graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $55,800 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 University at Albany- SUNY graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Accounting and Related Services with a median starting salary of $49,300 followed by Information Science/Studies paying $42,200 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $41,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $70,200 followed by Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) at $60,100 and Public Administration (Master's Degree) who earn $53,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for SUNY at Albany 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 SUNY at Albany graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $70,200
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $60,100
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $53,200
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $52,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,300
Public Health (Master's Degree) $48,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $45,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $44,000
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $43,100
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $41,600
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $41,500
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Mathematics and Statistics, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196060 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for SUNY at Albany.