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Salaries by Major at University of Oregon

How much money do University of Oregon graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,000 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 UO graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $57,100 followed by Accounting and Related Services paying $52,100 and Architecture graduates who have a median starting income of $47,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $81,300 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $79,500 and Physics (Master's Degree) who earn $73,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Oregon 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 Oregon graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $81,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $79,500
Physics (Master's Degree) $73,100
Chemistry (Master's Degree) $72,400
Chemistry (Doctoral Degree) $68,700
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $59,500
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $58,100
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Architecture (Master's Degree) $50,900
Law (First Professional Degree) $50,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $49,900
Interior Architecture (Master's Degree) $49,600
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $47,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $45,300
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $42,400
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $42,300
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $39,000
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (Master's Degree) $33,900
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Human Services (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $27,800
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
History (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Biological and Physical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,700
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $20,700
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $19,700
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $19,700
Music (Master's Degree) $18,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209551 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Oregon.