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Salaries by Major at Temple University

How much money do Temple University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $40,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $56,300 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 Temple graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $66,600 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $65,200 and Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods graduates who have a median starting income of $65,100 .

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 $117,200 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $96,000 and Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Master's Degree) who earn $91,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Temple 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 Temple University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $117,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $96,000
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Master's Degree) $91,100
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $85,700
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $73,500
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $72,600
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,600
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $65,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $65,200
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $65,100
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $63,800
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $62,400
Law (First Professional Degree) $61,300
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $57,500
Insurance (Bachelorís Degree) $57,200
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $57,000
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $56,300
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,600
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $55,100
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $54,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $54,200
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry (First Professional Degree) $54,000
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $51,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $50,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $49,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $49,000
Engineering Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $48,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $47,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,200
Social Work (Master's Degree) $45,700
Education (Master's Degree) $45,500
Public Health (Master's Degree) $45,300
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,500
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $44,400
Legal Professions and Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $43,700
Landscape Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Architectural Sciences and Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $43,100
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $42,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $42,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $42,300
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $40,800
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $40,300
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $38,100
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Natural Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $31,300
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $28,000
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Music (Master's Degree) $26,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $23,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $20,700
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $18,800
Dance (Bachelorís Degree) $18,200
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $15,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216339 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Temple University.