How much money do Gaston College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $23,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $27,900 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 Gaston College 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 $52,000 followed by Criminal Justice and Corrections paying $26,900 and Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services graduates who have a median starting income of $26,200 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Gaston 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.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree)||$52,000|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree)||$26,900|
|Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree)||$26,200|
|Health and Medical Administrative Services (Associate's Degree)||$22,100|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$20,600|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree)||$20,300|
|Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree)||$19,900|
|Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Associate's Degree)||$19,600|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198570 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Gaston College.