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Salaries by Major at Old Dominion University

How much money do Old Dominion University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,600 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 Old Dominion graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $67,100 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $64,100 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $60,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Engineering, Other (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $100,400 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) at $88,800 and Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $73,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Old Dominion 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 Old Dominion University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Engineering, Other (Master's Degree) $100,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $88,800
Engineering (Master's Degree) $73,500
Education, Other (Doctoral Degree) $72,300
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $71,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $68,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,100
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,200
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,300
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $58,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,600
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $58,000
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $55,900
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $55,500
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $50,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $48,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $44,900
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $43,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $42,000
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $39,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
History (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $16,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232982 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Old Dominion University.