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Salaries by Major at Seattle University

How much money do Seattle University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $46,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $60,400 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 Seattle U graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions with a median starting salary of $84,200 followed by Computer Science paying $75,000 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $68,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $81,000 followed by Public Administration (Master's Degree) at $59,700 and Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $59,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Seattle 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 Seattle University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $84,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $81,000
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $75,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $68,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,900
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $59,700
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,300
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $59,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $56,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $56,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $54,800
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $54,700
Law (First Professional Degree) $52,600
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,500
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $42,800
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Master's Degree) $40,200
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Master's Degree) $38,300
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
Psychology (Master's Degree) $35,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236595 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Seattle University.