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Salaries by Major at University of Michigan Dearborn

How much money do University of Michigan Dearborn graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $40,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $52,800 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 UM-Dearborn graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $77,300 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $76,800 and Computer Programming graduates who have a median starting income of $75,800 .

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 $86,200 followed by Public Administration (Master's Degree) at $52,900 and Education (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 Michigan Dearborn 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 Michigan Dearborn graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $86,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $77,300
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $76,800
Computer Programming (Bachelorís Degree) $75,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $72,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $64,500
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $58,200
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $52,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $49,500
Education (Master's Degree) $49,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $48,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $43,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171137 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Michigan Dearborn.