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Salary Survey

The tables below contain the annual results of what college graduates earn for their Average Salary and the Salary Range that the graduates are hired into.

Average Salary

The average salary of college graduates, in relation to their majors.
College Majors 2014 2013 2012
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY $25,237 $29,269 $29,139
BIOTECHNOLOGY * * *
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION $41,629 $37,541 $38,792
CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY $49,550 $34,114 *
CLINICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY * $41,963 $43,829
COMPUTER & NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY $40,367 * *
COMPUTER STUDIES $44,720 $40,153 $45,792
CRIMINAL JUSTICE/LEGAL STUDIES $37,142 $34,052 $27,504
DENTAL ASSISTING $29,598 $29,640 $25,861
DENTAL HYGIENE $55,685 $54,139 $50,277
**DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY $53,355 $53,996 N/A
ENGINEERING * * *
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY $45,076 $45,140 *
FINE ARTS * * *
FIRE SCIENCE & EMERGENCY DISASTER MANAGEMENT $45,850 $45,682 *
HEALTH CARE INTERPRETER * * N/A
HISTOTECHNICIAN * * *
HUMAN SERVICES $26,738 $26,797 $28,790
LIBERAL ARTS $32,376 $34,804 $33,479
**MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING $53,355 $53,996 N/A
NURSING (ASSOCIATES DEGREE) $55,509 $56,550 $55,424
NURSING (LICENSED PRACTICAL) $45,933 $44,096 $45,045
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT $51,740 $51,210 $54,229
OPTICIANRY * * *
PHLEBOTOMY * $28,444 $28,314
PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT $52,173 $51,811 $49,623
**RADIOGRAPHY $53,355 $53,996 $51,898
RENAL DIALYSIS * * N/A
RESPIRATORY THERAPY * $48,838 $50,336
SCIENCE * * *
TECHNICAL STUDIES * * *
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE * * *

Salary Range

The salary range of college graduates, in relation to their majors
College Majors 2014 2013 2012
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY $19,240 - $34,112 $21,840 - $49,920 $20,800 - $39,520
BIOTECHNOLOGY * * *
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION $23,650 - $70,000 $20,800 - $70,000 $17,264 - $74,880
CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY $39,520 - $60,000 $21,840 - $40,830 *
CLINICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY * $37,440 - $52,000 $39,520 - $54,080
COMPUTER & NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY $24,960 - $56,160 * *
COMPUTER STUDIES $29,120 - $54,080 $31,200 - $62,000 $27,040 - $64,480
CRIMINAL JUSTICE/LEGAL STUDIES $22,880 - $60,000 $18,720 - $60,000 $19,760 - $45,760
DENTAL ASSISTING $21,632 - $33,280 $20,800 - $35,360 $23,296 - $29,952
DENTAL HYGIENE $49,920 - $66,560 $41,600 - $66,560 $41,600 - $58,240
**DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY $35,360 - $66,560 $35,360 - $85,280 N/A
ENGINEERING * * *
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY $29,120 - $66,560 $33,280 - $62,000 *
FINE ARTS * * *
FIRE SCIENCE & EMERGENCY DISASTER MANAGEMENT $31,200 - $55,000 $39,728 - $50,000 *
HEALTH CARE INTERPRETER * * N/A
HISTOTECHNICIAN * * *
HUMAN SERVICES $19,968 - $40,000 $19,656 - $37,440 $17,680 - $47,840
LIBERAL ARTS $19,968 - $55,000 $17,160 - $76,960 $16,640 - $60,000
**MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING $35,360 - $66,560 $35,360 - $85,280 N/A
NURSING (ASSOCIATES DEGREE) $40,000 - $74,880 $42,224 - $80,080 $43,000 - $74,880
NURSING (LICENSED PRACTICAL) $40,560 - $49,920 $37,440 - $49,920 $28,080 - $58,240
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT $43,680 - $72,800 $41,600 - $66,560 $36,400 - $66,560
OPTICIANRY * * *
PHLEBOTOMY * $26,853 - $33,280 $24,960 - $30,160
PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT $39,520 - $66,560 $45,760 - $66,560 $41,600 - $62,400
**RADIOGRAPHY $35,360 - $66,560 $35,360 - $85,280 $41,600 - $74,734
RENAL DIALYSIS * * N/A
RESPIRATORY THERAPY * $41,600 - $60,320 $45,760 - $56,160
SCIENCE * * *
TECHNICAL STUDIES * * *
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE * * *

*Insufficient information

**DSMD, MRI, RADIOGRAPHY: salary for these majors were combined

Source: Career Placement and Graduate Transfer Report

 

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Last Updated: 8/4/16