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Salaries by Major at Prairie View A & M University

How much money do Prairie View A & M University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,000 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 PVAMU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $71,800 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $70,200 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $68,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $89,400 followed by Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) at $56,000 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $53,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Prairie View A & M 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 Prairie View A & M University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $89,400
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $71,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $70,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,700
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,500
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $56,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $53,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $51,900
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $45,100
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Master's Degree) $35,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Agriculture (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227526 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Prairie View A & M University.