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Salaries by Major at Elon University

How much money do Elon University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $43,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $56,200 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 Elon graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Finance and Financial Management Services with a median starting salary of $59,400 followed by Accounting and Related Services paying $58,600 and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other graduates who have a median starting income of $51,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $98,000 followed by Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) at $68,900 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $63,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Elon 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 Elon University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $98,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $68,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $58,600
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $46,000
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Master's Degree) $40,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Law (First Professional Degree) $37,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Community Organization and Advocacy (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Visual and Performing Arts, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $23,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $18,700
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $18,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198516 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Elon University.