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Salaries by Major at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

How much money do University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $66,100 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 UNC Chapel Hill graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Business Administration, Management and Operations with a median starting salary of $71,800 followed by Computer Science paying $71,000 and Applied Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $64,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $124,900 followed by Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) at $105,200 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) who earn $83,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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 of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $124,900
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $105,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $83,100
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $82,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $71,800
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $71,000
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $65,900
Applied Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $64,400
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $61,600
Public Health (Master's Degree) $58,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,200
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $58,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $55,300
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $54,100
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $53,900
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $51,400
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $51,400
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,000
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $45,300
Education (Master's Degree) $43,300
Social Work (Master's Degree) $42,300
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $41,200
Public Policy Analysis (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $19,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199120 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.