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Salaries by Major at University of Wisconsin Whitewater

How much money do University of Wisconsin Whitewater graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,600 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 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $55,900 followed by Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians paying $53,900 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $51,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $71,000 followed by Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) at $55,000 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) who earn $40,800 .

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 Whitewater 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 Whitewater graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $71,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $55,900
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,000
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $51,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,900
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $42,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $40,300
Education (Master's Degree) $39,900
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
History (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Education (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,700
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $21,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240189 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Wisconsin Whitewater.