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Allegheny College Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Allegheny College

How much money do Allegheny College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $55,200 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 Allegheny College graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $40,500 followed by Political Science and Government paying $35,100 and Communication and Media Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $28,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Allegheny 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 Allegheny College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210669 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Allegheny College.