How much money do Willamette University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $54,300 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 Willamette University graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $33,000 followed by Political Science and Government paying $32,500 and Psychology graduates who have a median starting income of $30,000 .
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 $64,200 followed by Law (First Professional Degree) at $45,000 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Willamette 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.
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree)||$64,200|
|Law (First Professional Degree)||$45,000|
|Economics (Bachelorís Degree)||$33,000|
|Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree)||$32,500|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$30,000|
|Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree)||$29,000|
|Biology (Bachelorís Degree)||$27,500|
|Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree)||$25,800|
|Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree)||$25,600|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210401 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Willamette University.