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Salaries by Major at Gardner Webb University

How much money do Gardner Webb University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,500 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 GWU 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 $59,100 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $50,900 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $43,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $83,300 followed by Curriculum and Instruction (Doctoral Degree) at $63,800 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $53,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Gardner Webb 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 Gardner Webb University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $83,300
Curriculum and Instruction (Doctoral Degree) $63,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $53,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $50,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $48,800
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $48,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,400
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $42,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198561 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Gardner Webb University.