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Duquesne University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Duquesne University

How much money do Duquesne University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $51,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $65,100 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 Duquesne University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $59,600 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $58,200 and Management Information Systems and Services graduates who have a median starting income of $56,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $110,200 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $85,300 and Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Master's Degree) who earn $84,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Duquesne 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 Duquesne University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $110,200
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $85,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Master's Degree) $84,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $83,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $83,400
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $65,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,600
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $58,200
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,500
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $53,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $53,600
Law (First Professional Degree) $50,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $44,400
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Computer Software and Media Applications (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $38,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $37,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $29,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
History (Master's Degree) $25,200
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212106 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Duquesne University.