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University of Dayton Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of Dayton

How much money do University of Dayton graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $45,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $57,300 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 University of Dayton graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Chemical Engineering with a median starting salary of $69,900 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $67,300 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $66,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $69,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $58,900 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) who earn $47,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Dayton 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 Dayton graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $69,500
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,300
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,400
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $63,800
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $58,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $58,800
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $54,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $51,800
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $47,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $44,600
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $43,200
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $42,500
Law (Doctoral Degree) $42,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $41,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202480 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Dayton.