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Salaries by Major at University of Akron Main Campus

How much money do University of Akron Main Campus graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,100 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 University of Akron graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,300 followed by Chemical Engineering paying $67,200 and Computer Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $65,200 .

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 $93,400 followed by Taxation (Master's Degree) at $61,900 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $61,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Akron 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 University of Akron Main Campus graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $93,400
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,300
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,200
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,500
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $63,800
Taxation (Master's Degree) $61,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $61,400
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (Bachelorís Degree) $58,400
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $57,800
Mathematics and Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,300
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $55,900
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $53,200
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,200
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Associate's Degree) $50,700
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $45,800
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $45,600
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $44,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $44,200
Law (First Professional Degree) $42,200
Social Work (Master's Degree) $40,500
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $39,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $39,800
Computer Systems Analysis (Associate's Degree) $39,700
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $39,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $39,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $38,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $37,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $37,400
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Fire Protection (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $32,400
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree) $30,100
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $28,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $27,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree) $27,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200800 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Akron Main Campus.