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.

2011 Employed % #that reported Salary Maximum Median Average Minimum
Total 70.2 494 100000 54000 51518 20000
Arts 60 102 100000 38000 42012 20000
Communications 72 22 55000 34000 35956 20000
Criminal Justice 67 3 40000 35624 35624 30000
Economics 67 16 80000 51000 50687 33000
English 59 30 70000 40000 42600 30000
History 68 7 42000 32000 32000 24000
Honors 57 2 43927 36963 36963 30000
Human Services 78 3 40000 37500 35833 30000
Liberal Arts 100 1 100000 100000 100000 100000
Political Science 47 14 80000 41103 46586 28000
Psychology 39 8 50000 35500 35687 24000
Sociology 61 6 60000 38500 41833 23000
Science 45 25 90000 55000 52872 24000
Biology 40 3 56000 44000 44000 29000
Biochemistry 50 4 90000 43300 54150 40000
Computer Science 63 7 80000 58000 59428 40000
Mathematics 46 6 65000 55500 56533 50000
VSB 89 240 80000 55000 53975 23000
Accounting 88 71 80000 55000 54385 45000
BA - Finance 92 93 70000 59000 57575 23000
BA - MIS 83 9 70000 62000 63222 55000
BA - Marketing 89 37 75000 40000 42181 25000
BA - Mgmt 73 6 56500 51000 48666 40000
Economics 91 24 75000 55500 54854 35000
Engineering 67 89 79000 55000 54235 21000
CE 59 24 58200 50000 49435 30000
ChE 82 14 70000 65000 59328 35000
CpE 55 7 65000 60000 56714 35000
EE 64 11 77000 55000 57124 24000
ME 74 33 79000 55122 54077 21000
Nursing 93 38 90000 53000 54266 26000