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Salaries by Major at University of Vermont

How much money do University of Vermont graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,500 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 UVM 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 $61,600 followed by Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions paying $53,300 and Computer Science graduates who have a median starting income of $53,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $79,600 followed by Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) at $63,900 and Medicine (First Professional Degree) who earn $56,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Vermont 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 Vermont graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $79,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $63,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,600
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $56,100
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $53,300
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $53,000
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,300
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Mathematics (Master's Degree) $50,800
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $48,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $44,000
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Social Work (Master's Degree) $43,200
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $40,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $39,600
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $39,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Nutrition Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231174 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Vermont.