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Salaries by Major at West Virginia University Institute of Technology

How much money do West Virginia University Institute of Technology graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $50,600 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 West Virginia University Tech graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $63,600 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $63,200 and Chemical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $62,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for West Virginia University Institute of Technology 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 West Virginia University Institute of Technology graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,600
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,200
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $60,200
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,800
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237950 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for West Virginia University Institute of Technology.