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Salaries by Major at Providence College

How much money do Providence College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $68,000 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 Providence graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $59,800 followed by Accounting and Related Services paying $59,800 and Finance and Financial Management Services graduates who have a median starting income of $53,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $63,200 followed by Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) at $41,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Providence College 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 Providence College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,200
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $59,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $53,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $47,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $44,100
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $41,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $38,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217402 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Providence College.