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Salaries by Major at Northeastern State University

How much money do Northeastern State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,200 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 NSU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $68,300 followed by Computer Science paying $54,400 and Management Information Systems and Services graduates who have a median starting income of $50,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Optometry (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $87,700 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $63,400 and Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) who earn $46,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Northeastern State University 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 Northeastern State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Optometry (First Professional Degree) $87,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $68,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,400
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $54,400
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $46,300
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $43,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $41,200
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $37,300
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $33,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207263 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Northeastern State University.