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Salaries by Major at Utah State University

How much money do Utah State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,600 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 State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $65,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $64,100 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $59,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $70,600 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $69,600 and Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $59,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Utah 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 Utah State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $70,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $69,600
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $65,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,100
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $59,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $58,900
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,500
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $54,300
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $51,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $48,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $47,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $47,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $46,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $46,700
Psychology (Master's Degree) $46,300
Landscape Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $42,700
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $42,600
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $34,000
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $31,300
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $23,400
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $22,900
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $19,200
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $18,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230728 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Utah State University.