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USC Aiken Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of South Carolina Aiken

How much money do University of South Carolina Aiken graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $31,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,600 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 USC Aiken 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 $60,300 followed by Applied Mathematics paying $45,500 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $37,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of South Carolina Aiken 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 South Carolina Aiken graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $60,300
Applied Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $37,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $17,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218645 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of South Carolina Aiken.