East Tennessee State University Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 19
Bachelor's
 18
Master's
 31
Doctoral
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East Tennessee State University's Top Ranking

East Tennessee State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at East Tennessee State University

We calculated a salary score for each of East Tennessee State 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 Tennessee State 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 ETSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 11 94% 94% $20,500 $38,530 11
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 25 100% 100% $20,250 $38,530 25
Anthropology 2 93% 93% Not Reported $16,480 2
Biology, General 25 98% 98% $17,480 $25,410 25
Business Administration, Management and Operations 26 95% 95% $19,500 $37,210 26
Chemistry 59 95% 95% Not Reported $39,930 59
Communication and Media Studies 15 97% 97% $23,210 $27,050 15
Computer and Information Sciences, General 40 97% 97% $27,000 $53,780 40
Criminal Justice and Corrections 15 98% 98% $21,000 $28,750 15
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 11 98% 98% $22,500 $45,310 11
Design and Applied Arts 41 100% 100% Not Reported $33,280 41
Engineering Technology, General 36 98% 98% $22,500 $51,390 36
Engineering-Related Technologies 4 100% 100% Not Reported $44,970 4
English Language and Literature, General 17 96% 96% $22,500 $24,040 17
Finance and Financial Management Services 6 98% 98% $22,500 $35,420 6
Fine and Studio Arts 29 96% 96% $29,250 $23,410 29
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 20 100% 100% $25,000 $31,850 20
Graphic Communications 14 96% 96% $22,500 $19,840 14
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 14 93% 93% $20,500 $24,930 14
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 67 93% 93% $20,280 $40,820 67
History 43 95% 95% $20,750 $29,690 43
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 21 96% 96% $23,530 $26,220 21
Human Services, General 17 98% 98% $21,750 $28,060 17
International Relations and National Security Studies 7 86% 86% Not Reported $24,420 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 26 90% 90% $22,000 $28,240 26
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 47 94% 94% $23,530 $28,960 47
Marketing 10 94% 94% $14,000 $33,990 10
Mathematics 17 100% 100% $19,750 $35,420 17
Music 19 92% 92% $20,830 $21,510 19
Political Science and Government 3 79% 79% $17,180 $22,530 3
Psychology, General 17 93% 93% $20,460 $25,410 17
Public Health 24 96% 96% $20,390 $30,460 24
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 10 100% 100% $22,480 $51,760 10
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 46 90% 90% $15,800 $28,600 46
Social Work 29 99% 99% $25,000 $29,690 29
Sociology 1 100% 100% $16,750 $20,440 1
Special Education and Teaching 50 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 50
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 27 100% 100% $18,000 $33,060 27

Salary Scores for ETSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 7 97% 97% $27,240 $52,110 7
Business Administration, Management and Operations 20 100% 100% $25,280 $52,110 20
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 24 100% 100% $38,170 $51,270 24
Computer and Information Sciences, General 8 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 8
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 28 100% 100% Not Reported $44,360 28
Educational Administration and Supervision 40 100% 100% $24,000 $52,940 40
Educational/Instructional Media Design 8 100% 100% $26,830 $40,900 8
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 5 100% 100% $27,910 $31,370 5
History 7 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 7
Public Health 24 95% 95% $32,320 $45,030 24
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 32 98% 98% $51,610 $89,910 32
Social Work 11 97% 97% $37,820 $38,650 11
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 8 95% 95% $31,880 $35,060 8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 17 97% 97% $25,360 $39,950 17
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 17 85% 85% Not Reported $41,570 17

Salary Scores for ETSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 36 100% 100% Not Reported $71,390 36
Educational Administration and Supervision 22 98% 98% $48,310 $68,780 22
Medicine 18 100% 100% $192,290 $54,100 18
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 39 98% 98% $221,240 $111,370 39
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 22 97% 97% $63,460 $97,960 22
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 52 98% 98% $101,090 $70,860 52

Most Recent Reviews

Holley Linkous 11/18/2019

As an undergrad at ETSU, I absolutely loved the small town feel of Johnson City. Everyone was very friendly, I felt safe on and around campus, and everything I needed was near by. This was my first experience away from home, and it was a great place to be. The community and culture was encouraging. I will always have a fondness for my time at this school. I personally struggled to find a job after graduation, but I never made use of the career services. I recommend students using all the services campus has... Read More

Sarah 7/31/2019

Hands down ETSU was the best decision for my undergraduate degree. After some trail and error I found the degree that would set me on the career path of my dreams. I focused in Park and Recreation Management and I couldn't have made a better decision! From the time I entered my major I found that the professors were great and they really want what is best for their students. I would find myself spending extra time in the classrooms and office hours just to soak up as much information as possible. As a recent... Read More