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Salaries by Major at Ohio University Main Campus

How much money do Ohio University Main Campus graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,500 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 Ohio University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $65,900 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $61,100 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $60,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Engineering (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $96,200 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) at $94,400 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $84,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Ohio University Main Campus 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 Ohio University Main Campus graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Engineering (Master's Degree) $96,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $94,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $84,400
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $84,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $69,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,100
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $58,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,200
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $55,200
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,200
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (Bachelorís Degree) $54,300
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (First Professional Degree) $53,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $51,500
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $49,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $47,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $47,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Social Work (Master's Degree) $41,700
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $41,400
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $37,600
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $37,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $36,700
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Housing and Human Environments (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Apparel and Textiles (Bachelorís Degree) $35,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $34,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree) $31,700
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Master's Degree) $28,200
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $20,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $19,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $18,600
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $17,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204857 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Ohio University Main Campus.