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Union College Salaries

Schenectady, New York

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Salaries by Major at Union College

How much money do Union College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $74,200 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 Union College graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $62,900 followed by Economics paying $53,400 and Psychology graduates who have a median starting income of $36,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Union 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 Union College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $53,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196866 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Union College.