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Salaries by Major at Tarleton State University

How much money do Tarleton State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,900 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 Tarleton 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 $62,600 followed by Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions paying $53,900 and Business/Commerce graduates who have a median starting income of $48,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $58,600 followed by Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) at $56,100 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) who earn $49,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Tarleton State 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 Tarleton State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $62,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $58,600
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $56,100
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $53,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $49,100
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $49,000
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $48,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $48,300
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $47,000
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $44,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,200
Agricultural Public Services (Master's Degree) $41,000
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $38,600
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $35,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $35,500
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Agricultural Production Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228529 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Tarleton State University.