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Salaries by Major at University of Wisconsin La Crosse

How much money do University of Wisconsin La Crosse graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,500 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 UW-La Crosse graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $64,300 followed by Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions paying $54,700 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $53,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Biology (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $168,000 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $98,100 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) who earn $67,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Wisconsin La Crosse 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 Wisconsin La Crosse graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Biology (Master's Degree) $168,000
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $98,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $67,300
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $54,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $53,100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $48,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $46,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $46,200
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $42,300
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $41,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $40,700
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $39,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,500
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Curriculum and Instruction (Bachelorís Degree) $37,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
Archeology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240329 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Wisconsin La Crosse.