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Salaries by Major at University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

How much money do University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $42,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $58,000 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 Pitt graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,300 followed by Industrial Engineering paying $67,300 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $64,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $155,600 followed by Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) at $139,300 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (First Professional Degree) who earn $137,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus 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 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies (Master's Degree) $155,600
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $139,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (First Professional Degree) $137,100
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $95,700
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $93,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (First Professional Degree) $84,600
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $78,300
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $74,100
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $72,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,300
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,300
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $66,900
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,000
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,500
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $63,100
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,100
Nuclear Engineering (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $63,000
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $61,900
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,800
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $57,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $57,000
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $55,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,400
Applied Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $55,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (First Professional Degree) $55,100
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $52,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $52,500
Public Health (First Professional Degree) $50,800
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (First Professional Degree) $50,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,800
Business/Commerce (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $49,400
Public Administration (First Professional Degree) $48,100
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (First Professional Degree) $47,400
International Business (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $47,300
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $47,300
Law (First Professional Degree) $47,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $46,600
Education (First Professional Degree) $45,300
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Master's Degree) $45,000
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Public Health (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $44,600
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $43,400
Library Science and Administration (First Professional Degree) $43,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,900
Social Work (First Professional Degree) $40,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (First Professional Degree) $40,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (First Professional Degree) $39,500
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $36,800
Communication and Media Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $36,400
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $35,500
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $31,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Social Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians (Associate's Degree) $29,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $29,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Geography and Cartography (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $29,500
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $29,200
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Biological and Physical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $26,200
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
History (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Literature (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $15,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215293 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus.