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Salaries by Major at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

How much money do University of Wisconsin Oshkosh graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,100 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 UWO 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 Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $53,800 and Finance and Financial Management Services graduates who have a median starting income of $47,200 .

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 $80,400 followed by Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) at $53,000 and Social Work (Master's Degree) who earn $49,200 .

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 Oshkosh 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 Oshkosh graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $80,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $53,800
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $53,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $49,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,200
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $40,800
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,600
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Community Organization and Advocacy (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240365 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.