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Drexel Salaries

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Salaries by Major at Drexel University

How much money do Drexel University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $54,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $77,400 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 Drexel graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $74,800 followed by Computer Engineering paying $70,800 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $69,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $105,400 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) at $97,400 and Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) who earn $97,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Drexel 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.

Median first-year earnings for Drexel University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $105,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $97,400
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $97,200
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Master's Degree) $93,900
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $93,900
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Master's Degree) $92,400
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) $91,600
Computer Science (Master's Degree) $86,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $86,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $81,900
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $80,800
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $80,600
Engineering-Related Fields (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $78,100
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $74,800
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $72,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $70,900
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $69,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,400
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $67,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,400
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (Master's Degree) $66,700
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $66,100
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $66,000
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,100
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Master's Degree) $64,700
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $64,500
Architectural Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,400
Materials Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,500
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $62,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $61,500
Engineering Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $61,500
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $59,600
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,500
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $58,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $57,800
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $57,000
Legal Professions and Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $57,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $56,100
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $56,000
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,500
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $55,400
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,100
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $54,000
Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (Master's Degree) $53,900
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $51,400
Public Health (Master's Degree) $50,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $50,300
Law (First Professional Degree) $49,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $49,500
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Master's Degree) $48,500
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,300
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $47,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $47,100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $44,900
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Master's Degree) $44,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $44,700
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $40,900
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $40,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $39,900
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $39,000
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Master's Degree) $38,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Biology (Master's Degree) $35,400
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $34,400
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Nutrition Sciences (Master's Degree) $20,500
Leisure and Recreational Activities (Bachelorís Degree) $18,900
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $18,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212054 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Drexel University.