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Salaries by Major at University of Virginia Main Campus

How much money do University of Virginia Main Campus graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $52,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $77,200 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 UVA graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $85,800 followed by Computer Engineering paying $83,200 and Systems Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $78,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Law (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $151,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $148,100 and Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) who earn $107,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Virginia Main Campus 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 Virginia Main Campus graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Law (First Professional Degree) $151,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $148,100
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $107,600
Systems Engineering (Master's Degree) $93,700
Computer Software and Media Applications (Master's Degree) $87,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $86,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $85,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $83,200
Systems Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $78,900
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $75,600
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,300
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,000
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,500
Public Policy Analysis (Master's Degree) $66,200
Education (Doctoral Degree) $63,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,400
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $61,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $60,700
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,900
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $57,900
Statistics (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $56,300
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $54,400
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $52,800
Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,400
Architecture (Master's Degree) $50,200
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $50,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $49,700
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $49,600
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $49,500
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $49,000
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $48,400
Public Health (Master's Degree) $48,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $47,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $46,900
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $45,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $44,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $42,400
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Cognitive Science (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234076 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Virginia Main Campus.