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Lamar University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Lamar University

How much money do Lamar University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,500 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 Lamar University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,800 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $68,600 and Chemical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $67,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $75,600 followed by Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) at $57,900 and Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) who earn $57,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Lamar 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 Lamar University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $75,600
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $68,600
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,000
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,800
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $57,900
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $57,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $56,600
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $54,200
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $52,400
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $51,800
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $51,200
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $49,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $48,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $46,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $39,400
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $37,200
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226091 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Lamar University.