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Salaries by Major at University at Buffalo

How much money do University at Buffalo graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $44,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $58,400 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 UB graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $65,200 followed by Computer Science paying $59,000 and Industrial Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $58,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $157,500 followed by Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) at $103,100 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $65,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University at Buffalo 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 University at Buffalo graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $157,500
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $103,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $65,500
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $65,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $65,200
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $65,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $64,200
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $60,000
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $59,000
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,400
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,000
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,700
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $52,500
Law (First Professional Degree) $52,100
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Nutrition Sciences (Master's Degree) $48,300
Architecture (Master's Degree) $47,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $47,100
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Public Health (Master's Degree) $43,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $41,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,100
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $41,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $39,800
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,400
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $17,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196088 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University at Buffalo.