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Salaries by Major at University of Portland

How much money do University of Portland graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $51,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,000 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 University of Portland graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $78,600 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $74,300 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $65,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $66,500 followed by Education (Master's Degree) at $44,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Portland 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 Portland graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $78,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $74,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $66,500
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,000
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $48,300
Education (Master's Degree) $44,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209825 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Portland.