East Carolina University Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 43
Bachelor's
 39
Master's
 34
Doctoral
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East Carolina University's Top Rankings

East Carolina University is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at East Carolina University

We calculated a salary score for each of East Carolina University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at East Carolina University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for ECU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 22 96% 96% $23,000 $42,240 22
Anthropology 8 89% 89% $24,250 $19,590 8
Apparel and Textiles 21 94% 94% $26,000 $32,280 21
Biology, General 82 96% 96% $23,190 $33,990 82
Business Administration, Management and Operations 48 96% 96% $24,000 $42,530 48
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 72 88% 88% $18,500 $43,240 72
Chemistry 70 96% 96% $24,910 $42,190 70
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 22 100% 100% Not Reported $49,460 22
Communication and Media Studies 54 95% 95% $21,500 $34,210 54
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 27 85% 85% $21,500 $21,960 27
Computer and Information Sciences, General 49 97% 97% $26,970 $57,320 49
Computer Science 31 93% 93% $26,970 $58,000 31
Criminal Justice and Corrections 36 95% 95% $23,640 $33,250 36
Dance 17 94% 94% $24,500 $17,470 17
Design and Applied Arts 86 100% 100% $25,500 $43,800 86
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 29 97% 97% $25,000 $28,960 29
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 43 100% 100% Not Reported $47,650 43
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 11 100% 100% $27,000 $17,750 11
Economics 18 95% 95% $22,500 $38,490 18
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 50 98% 98% $25,000 $63,380 50
Engineering, General 45 98% 98% $25,000 $61,610 45
English Language and Literature, General 17 90% 90% $26,000 $24,040 17
Finance and Financial Management Services 31 99% 99% $24,250 $45,830 31
Fine and Studio Arts 60 98% 98% $26,940 $27,640 60
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 57 95% 95% $25,000 $38,290 57
Health and Medical Administrative Services 70 97% 97% $21,880 $46,090 70
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 31 99% 99% $25,750 $27,820 31
History 72 96% 96% $22,090 $34,770 72
Hospitality Administration/Management 30 97% 97% $26,000 $34,170 30
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 48 99% 99% $26,000 $29,520 48
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 60 98% 98% $24,110 $58,910 60
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 35 96% 96% $26,000 $29,970 35
Management Information Systems and Services 38 99% 99% $26,000 $51,480 38
Marketing 47 99% 99% $25,000 $42,000 47
Mathematics 27 100% 100% $19,500 $39,010 27
Music 48 100% 100% $25,000 $27,440 48
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 47 100% 100% $22,820 $31,130 47
Political Science and Government 56 95% 95% $22,500 $36,440 56
Psychology, General 28 94% 94% $23,840 $27,140 28
Public Health 21 95% 95% $25,420 $29,910 21
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29 99% 99% $24,250 $59,660 29
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 57 97% 97% $23,580 $33,280 57
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 17 96% 96% Not Reported $25,970 17
Social Work 76 95% 95% $26,000 $35,270 76
Sociology 8 95% 95% $24,430 $24,730 8
Special Education and Teaching 50 100% 100% $24,500 $38,290 50
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 62 99% 99% $23,000 $37,460 62
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 58 99% 99% $22,500 $37,850 58

Salary Scores for ECU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 21 98% 98% $26,360 $56,160 21
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 61 100% 100% $66,290 $101,650 61
Anthropology 9 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 9
Business Administration, Management and Operations 37 98% 98% $25,500 $63,280 37
Communication and Media Studies 31 95% 95% Not Reported $42,680 31
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 26 100% 100% $39,500 $51,610 26
Educational Administration and Supervision 62 99% 99% $32,550 $60,500 62
Educational/Instructional Media Design 43 97% 97% $25,500 $52,940 43
English Language and Literature, General 64 95% 95% Not Reported $42,680 64
Fine and Studio Arts 29 100% 100% Not Reported $26,350 29
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 75 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 75
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 44 100% 100% $26,250 $41,410 44
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 17 100% 100% Not Reported $36,310 17
Library Science and Administration 65 97% 97% $23,980 $45,580 65
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 55 98% 98% $41,000 $43,800 55
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 17 96% 96% Not Reported $38,290 17
Public Health 26 99% 99% $36,460 $46,090 26
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 31 99% 99% $33,440 $89,050 31
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 46 100% 100% $39,240 $55,690 46
Social Work 36 98% 98% $37,580 $43,750 36
Special Education and Teaching 18 100% 100% Not Reported $43,130 18
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 41 96% 96% $40,410 $43,240 41
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 27 98% 98% $27,500 $42,360 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 42 99% 99% $22,000 $47,890 42

Salary Scores for ECU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 5 100% 100% Not Reported $50,440 5
Dentistry 75 99% 99% $133,270 $121,150 75
Educational Administration and Supervision 39 92% 92% $44,500 $77,720 39
Medicine 22 100% 100% $142,040 $54,690 22
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 21 100% 100% $42,710 $97,070 21
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 23 98% 98% $47,340 $66,490 23

Most Recent Reviews

Alex 7/24/2019

East Carolina is a great school but has it flaws for sure. The safety on campus is a big problem. They say they have improved it but it has not gotten any better. That is also the city it is in. Greenville is very unsafe. I am a senior now and I have to say that most academics and departments are very good. Instructors are there when needed and they give you many resources to do well. Except for the accounting department. I had to take 2 accounting classes and both were terrible. I struggled with both and... Read More

CRYSTAL DIXON 5/2/2019

This is an outstanding program for students who are seeking future in public health. This program will prepare you to think like a public health professional and engage in dialogue to challenge your thinking. ECU is a beautiful campus with fantastic faculty who are committed to ensuring you receive a quality education. As a community health major, I felt very prepared to continue on to obtain a master's degree.