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Fairmont State Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Fairmont State University

How much money do Fairmont State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $29,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $37,600 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 Fairmont State 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 $59,100 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $56,600 and Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians graduates who have a median starting income of $53,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $38,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Fairmont State 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 Fairmont State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $56,600
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,800
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $44,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $38,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,300
Education (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237367 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Fairmont State University.