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Salaries by Major at The University of Texas at Dallas

How much money do The University of Texas at Dallas graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $45,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,000 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 UT Dallas graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $67,000 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $64,800 .

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 $90,300 followed by Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) at $88,100 and Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) who earn $80,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for The University of Texas at Dallas 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 The University of Texas at Dallas graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $90,300
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $88,100
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) $80,700
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $71,300
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $64,800
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $60,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,800
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $54,500
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $53,800
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $52,600
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $51,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,300
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $50,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Cognitive Science (Master's Degree) $43,000
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $40,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Design and Applied Arts (Master's Degree) $33,200
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Research and Experimental Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $19,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228787 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for The University of Texas at Dallas.