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Salaries by Major at SUNY at Purchase College

How much money do SUNY at Purchase College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $29,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,200 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 Purchase College graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Visual and Performing Arts, Other with a median starting salary of $34,100 followed by Psychology paying $25,500 and Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management graduates who have a median starting income of $25,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Music (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $20,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for SUNY at Purchase College 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 Purchase College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Visual and Performing Arts, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Social Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $21,400
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,400
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $20,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $20,100
Music (Master's Degree) $20,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $18,300
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $13,800
Dance (Bachelorís Degree) $13,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196219 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for SUNY at Purchase College.