Salary Statistics

Salary information is shown for - the MAXIMUM, MEDIAN AVERAGE, and MINIMUM. The median is the middle of a distribution: half the scores are above the median and half are below the median. The median is less sensitive to extreme scores. This information is used by students and employers negotiating salary.

2009 Employed #that reported Salary Maximum Median Average Minimum
Total 64.2% 511 70000 51000 49768 20000
Arts 47% 93 70000 37250 38827 2000
Communications 58.5% 28 60000 35000 35864 24000
Criminal Justice 45.4% 4 50000 43754 44377 40000
Economics 59.3% 15 70000 50000 50250 30000
Education 55.5% 4 46650 42500 42912 40000
English 38.4% 9 43310 32000 31923 20000
History 53.3% 5 43000 35000 36951 32000
Honors 41.6% 2 32000 29275 29275 26550
Human Services 40% 2 33000 32500 32500 32000
Humanities 40% 2 50000 40000 40000 30000
Philosophy 50% 2 30000 28500 28500 27000
Physics - Arts 100% 1 47000 47000 47000 47000
Political Science 46% 12 60000 35000 37958 27000
Psychology 25.5% 6 65000 31000 34833 20000
Science 35.2% 28 72400 44000 46016 30000
Biology 26.5% 8 41000 33000 34655 30000
BSC 27.2% 4 48000 41000 40465 31860
Chemistry 15.3% 2 42640 36580 36580 30520
CSC 70% 7 72400 59435 59690 46000
Mathematics 61.1% 7 58052 48000 49002 40000
VSB 83.7% 245 80000 52000 51156 20000
Accounting 92.3% 77 72500 51156 52297 20000
BA 66.6% 2 71000 45500 45500 20000
BA - Finance 86.3% 103 80000 55000 54240 30000
BA - MIS 72.7% 7 65000 47000 50857 40500
BA - Marketing 69.5% 39 65000 40000 42833 26000
BA - Mgmt 75% 10 65000 42795 43259 20000
Economics 100% 7 63000 50500 52785 46000
Engineering 73% 107 90000 55706 55809 28500
CE 79.4% 27 65000 52000 52345 31818
ChE 69.7% 25 70000 64750 61605 46000
CpE 75% 10 80000 48941 50138 30000
EE 62.5% 10 90000 52500 51683 28500
ME 73.6% 35 71000 57000 57140 40000
Nursing 92% 42 76000 52000 51836 26000