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University of Charleston Salaries

Charleston, West Virginia

Salaries by Major at University of Charleston

How much money do University of Charleston graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,200 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 University of Charleston 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 Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions paying $44,200 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $43,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $115,500 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $92,100 and Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) who earn $67,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Charleston 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 Charleston graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) $115,500
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $92,100
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $67,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $44,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,400
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $40,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237312 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Charleston.