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Salaries by Major at Wright State University Main Campus

How much money do Wright State 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 $33,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $43,400 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 Wright State graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $61,700 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $60,800 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $58,500 .

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 Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $66,300 and Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) who earn $65,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Wright State 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 Wright State University 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
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $66,300
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $65,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,700
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $57,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,100
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $54,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,200
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $47,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $45,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $43,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $43,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,700
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $40,800
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $39,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $37,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $37,500
Education, Other (Master's Degree) $36,900
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Associate's Degree) $21,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $21,600
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206604 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Wright State University Main Campus.