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Salaries by Major at Kent State University at Kent

How much money do Kent State University at Kent graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $31,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,300 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 Kent State graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $61,700 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $56,300 and Construction Management graduates who have a median starting income of $55,100 .

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 $85,800 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $66,700 and Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) who earn $62,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Kent State University at Kent 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 Kent State University at Kent graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $85,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $66,700
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $62,500
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $61,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,300
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $55,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $51,800
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry (First Professional Degree) $51,600
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $50,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $50,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $49,900
Computer Systems Analysis (Bachelorís Degree) $49,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,700
Journalism (Master's Degree) $48,000
Architecture (Master's Degree) $47,800
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $47,800
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $47,100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $46,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Master's Degree) $42,200
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Public Health (Master's Degree) $39,300
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $39,300
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $39,100
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $38,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Master's Degree) $37,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $37,000
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Legal Support Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Engineering Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $36,100
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $36,000
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $35,700
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $35,600
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $35,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Business/Commerce (Associate's Degree) $31,500
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $30,000
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Computer Programming (Associate's Degree) $26,700
Education (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
History (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree) $23,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $21,300
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,500
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Associate's Degree) $19,800
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $18,400
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $16,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203517 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Kent State University at Kent.