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Salaries by Major at Eastern Washington University

How much money do Eastern Washington University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,300 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 EWU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Dental Support Services and Allied Professions with a median starting salary of $61,800 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $60,400 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $54,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $72,600 followed by Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) at $67,800 and Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) who earn $54,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Eastern Washington 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 Eastern Washington University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $72,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $67,800
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $61,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $54,900
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $54,200
Education (Master's Degree) $52,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,200
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $51,800
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $50,500
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $47,900
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $45,900
Social Work (Master's Degree) $45,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $43,300
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $35,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Master's Degree) $30,100
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Communication and Media Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $29,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Social Work (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $27,700
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Research and Experimental Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Computer Software and Media Applications (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $23,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235097 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Eastern Washington University.