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Salaries by Major at University of Alabama at Huntsville

How much money do University of Alabama at Huntsville graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $50,500 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 UA Huntsville graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $63,800 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $60,400 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $59,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $88,400 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $60,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Alabama at Huntsville 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 Alabama at Huntsville graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $88,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $60,200
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $49,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100706 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Alabama at Huntsville.