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Salaries by Major at Utah Valley University

How much money do Utah Valley University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,300 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 UVU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $73,900 followed by Computer Engineering paying $68,600 and Information Science/Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $64,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $68,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Utah Valley 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 Valley University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $73,900
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $68,700
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,600
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $64,800
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection (Bachelorís Degree) $64,700
Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (Associate's Degree) $63,700
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (Bachelorís Degree) $58,700
Fire Protection (Associate's Degree) $55,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $53,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $49,800
Fire Protection (Bachelorís Degree) $48,900
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree) $42,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $42,600
Biotechnology (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Computer Software and Media Applications (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
History (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (Associate's Degree) $30,600
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Associate's Degree) $24,800
American Sign Language (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Culinary Arts and Related Services (Associate's Degree) $23,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $21,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230737 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Utah Valley University.