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Salaries by Major at University of Wyoming

How much money do University of Wyoming graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $51,400 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 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 $64,000 followed by Petroleum Engineering paying $59,700 and Civil Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $56,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $121,300 followed by Education (Master's Degree) at $57,100 and Law (First Professional Degree) who earn $52,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Wyoming 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 Wyoming graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $121,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $64,000
Petroleum Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Education (Master's Degree) $57,100
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $53,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $52,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $46,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $38,800
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
History (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240727 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Wyoming.