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Salaries by Major at University of Utah

How much money do University of Utah graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $45,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $61,300 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 Utah graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $73,900 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $67,000 and Chemical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $64,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $105,900 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $96,400 and Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) who earn $75,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Utah 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 University of Utah graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) $105,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $96,400
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $75,400
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $73,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $67,100
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $65,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $63,400
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $63,300
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $63,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,800
Law (First Professional Degree) $57,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $57,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $56,900
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $55,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,100
Public Health (Master's Degree) $54,200
Architecture (Master's Degree) $52,600
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $45,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $44,800
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $44,500
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $43,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $38,300
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230764 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Utah.