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Salaries by Major at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

How much money do University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,600 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 Charlotte graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $66,900 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $62,800 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,200 .

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 $113,400 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $82,600 and Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) who earn $71,500 .

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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $113,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $82,600
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $71,500
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,900
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,200
Systems Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,000
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,100
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $56,000
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,700
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,400
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $53,500
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,100
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $52,300
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $52,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $50,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $50,500
Architecture (Master's Degree) $48,900
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $46,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,200
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $45,700
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $43,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $43,900
English Language and Literature (Master's Degree) $42,700
Special Education and Teaching (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $41,900
Mathematics and Statistics, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Social Work (Master's Degree) $40,500
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $39,500
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Education, Other (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $38,000
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $34,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Religion/Religious Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $17,600
Dance (Bachelorís Degree) $16,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199139 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of North Carolina at Charlotte.