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Salaries by Major at Lewis & Clark College

How much money do Lewis & Clark College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $50,900 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 Lewis and Clark graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Communication and Media Studies with a median starting salary of $34,000 followed by English Language and Literature paying $30,900 and Economics graduates who have a median starting income of $29,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Law (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $48,700 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) at $47,100 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) who earn $47,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Lewis & Clark College 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 Lewis & Clark College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Law (Doctoral Degree) $48,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $47,100
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $47,000
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $45,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800
History (Bachelorís Degree) $20,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $18,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $16,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $15,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209056 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Lewis & Clark College.