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Rethinking Philosophy One Myth at a Time

Indiana University Graduate Mean Starting Salary by College Major

Rank Major 1st Salary
1 Mathematics (B.S.)  $64,770
2 Computer Science (B.A.)  $63,545
3 Game Design (B.S.)  $60,000
4 Philosophy  $49,250
5 Germanic Studies  $48,900
6 Economics  $46,837
7 Biotechnology (B.S.)  $46,185
8 Microbiology  $44,266
9 Geography  $44,160
10 Apparel Merchandising  $42,900
11 Media   $42,692
12 Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures  $42,398
13 Biology (B.S.)  $42,172
14 Audiology  $41,600
15 Human Biology  $41,193
16 Political Science  $40,826
17 Anthropology  $39,993
18 International Studies  $39,866
19 Communication & Culture  $39,683
20 Fine Arts  $39,470
21 NELC  $38,900
22 Biochemistry (B.S.)  $38,788
23 Neuroscience (B.S.)  $38,726
24 Criminal Justice  $38,349
25 French  $37,350
26 Spanish  $37,165
27 Journalism  $36,967
28 Chemistry (B.S.)  $36,840
29 Interior Design  $36,435
30 History   $36,374
31 English  $36,352
32 Gender Studies  $36,300
33 Linguistics  $36,124
34 Psychology  $35,073
35 Telecommunications  $34,149
36 Studio Art  $33,879
37 Fashion Design  $32,904
38 Sociology  $32,031
39 Animal Behavior  $31,645
40 Religious Studies  $31,440
41 Speech and Hearing Sciences  $31,200
42 Theatre, Drama, Dance   $25,763
43 African American and Diaspora Studies  $23,000
From: Walter Career Center Career Outcomes Database