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Salaries by Major at University of South Carolina Upstate

How much money do University of South Carolina Upstate graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,300 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 University of South Carolina-Upstate 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 $57,700 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $42,100 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $34,300 .

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 Upstate 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 Upstate graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $42,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Research and Experimental Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218742 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of South Carolina Upstate.