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.

2010 Employed #that reported salary
Maximum Median Average Minimum
Total 68% 450 8100 50000 49873 20000
Arts 59% 76 70000 37000 39424 20000
Communications 67% 14 45000 36000 35571 30000
Criminal Justice 75% 3 40000 40000 38541 35624
Economics 77% 18 70000 48000 48955 26000
Education 86% 3 45000 43200 41900 37500
English 53% 2 35000 31500 31500 28000
History 52% 7 40000 33500 32285 20000
Honors 56% 4 44000 39584 39041 33000
Political Science 50% 9 50000 35000 38388 32500
Psychology 56% 9 60000 31000 36000 20000
Sociology 44% 2 58000 31000 35750 33500
Science 30% 19 65340 44000 47065 28890
Biology 18% 5 55000 33000 35972 28890
BSC 62% 4 50000 41000 38610 32000
Computer Science 33% 2 45340 36580 62670 60000
Mathematics 37% 6 52100 48000 54763 45500
VSB 85% 262 80000 52000 51381 23920
Accounting 90% 72 70000 51156 52075 30000
BA - Finance 90% 130 80000 55000 53353 30000
BA - MIS 100% 8 65000 47000 55750 40000
BA - Marketing 81% 30 55000 40000 41226 24500
BA - Mgmt 74% 6 57500 42795 41986 23920
Economics 70% 15 70000 50500 52993 41400
Engineering 62% 68 73000 55706 53539 32000
CE 46% 18 60000 52000 52672 40000
ChE 64% 9 69000 64750 54388 32000
CpE 57% 7 65000 48941 53649 32000
EE 58% 6 65000 52500 58833 50000
ME 77% 28 73000 57000 52662 37000
Nursing 89% 25 81000 52000 58003 32400