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Salaries by Major at College of William and Mary

How much money do College of William and Mary graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $45,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $68,700 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 William & Mary graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $68,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $61,300 and Economics graduates who have a median starting income of $49,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $72,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $65,700 and Law (First Professional 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 College of William and Mary 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 College of William and Mary graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $72,500
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $68,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $65,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Law (First Professional Degree) $59,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $49,600
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $46,400
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $39,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $39,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Public Policy Analysis (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,700
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $19,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231624 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for College of William and Mary.