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Salaries by Major at Gonzaga University

How much money do Gonzaga University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $44,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $61,600 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 Gonzaga 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 $69,100 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $67,200 and Computer Science graduates who have a median starting income of $62,500 .

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 $101,300 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $78,300 and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Master's Degree) who earn $61,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Gonzaga 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 Gonzaga University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $101,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $78,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $69,100
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,200
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $62,500
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Master's Degree) $61,500
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $61,400
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $61,100
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $50,200
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $47,000
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $44,600
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $44,400
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $43,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $34,700
Education, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $20,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235316 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Gonzaga University.