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Augustana University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Augustana University

How much money do Augustana University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,800 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 Augustana University 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 $54,900 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $39,200 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods graduates who have a median starting income of $35,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Education (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $47,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Augustana 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 Augustana University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $54,900
Education (Master's Degree) $47,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219000 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Augustana University.