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Salaries by Major at Penn State Harrisburg

How much money do Penn State Harrisburg graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $55,300 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 Penn State Harrisburg graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $74,100 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $67,800 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $65,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $113,000 followed by Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) at $94,400 and Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) who earn $91,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Penn State Harrisburg 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 Penn State Harrisburg graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $113,000
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) $94,400
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $91,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Master's Degree) $87,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $74,100
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $70,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $67,800
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $66,500
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,300
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $61,800
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,000
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $57,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $57,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,200
Statistics (Bachelorís Degree) $55,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $51,200
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $50,000
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $48,900
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,900
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
Business/Commerce (Associate's Degree) $35,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $32,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Biological and Physical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214713 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Penn State Harrisburg.