Florida International University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Florida International University ranks better than only 41% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Florida International University ranks better than 85% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Florida International University

We calculated a salary score for each of Florida International 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 Florida International University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for FIU Bachelor's Degrees

FIU ranks higher than 41% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 48% $20,303 $48,265 48%
Area Studies 10% Not Reported $23,649 10%
Biology, General 4% $16,163 $19,670 4%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 32% $24,800 $52,562 32%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50% $19,507 $42,973 50%
Chemistry 4% $12,770 $25,525 4%
Civil Engineering 44% $22,000 $60,523 44%
Communication and Media Studies 63% $18,750 $35,701 63%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 54% $17,750 $59,253 54%
Computer Engineering 36% $19,500 $66,989 36%
Construction Engineering Technologies 76% $21,750 $70,009 76%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 50% $18,750 $35,653 50%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 49% $20,500 $33,138 49%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 53% $17,750 $23,538 53%
Economics 29% $18,276 $42,682 29%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 41% $21,527 $68,643 41%
English Language and Literature, General 46% $15,538 $28,960 46%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 90% Not Reported $62,260 90%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 83% Not Reported $34,526 83%
Finance and Financial Management Services 31% $16,040 $45,808 31%
Fine and Studio Arts 28% $20,000 $23,262 28%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 44% Not Reported $36,134 44%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 26% $17,950 $35,060 26%
History 29% $16,750 $27,181 29%
Hospitality Administration/Management 51% $18,250 $37,694 51%
Human Resources Management and Services 35% $19,250 $43,240 35%
International Business 32% $16,500 $41,995 32%
International Relations and National Security Studies 39% $18,750 $34,505 39%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 26% $23,750 $28,236 26%
Management Information Systems and Services 35% $18,750 $50,543 35%
Marketing 33% $17,111 $39,565 33%
Mathematics 24% Not Reported $38,156 24%
Mechanical Engineering 40% $19,250 $64,101 40%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 34% $19,274 $32,711 34%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 14% $17,250 $25,484 14%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 63% $21,500 $33,687 63%
Philosophy 39% $19,480 $27,947 39%
Political Science and Government 19% $18,750 $29,322 19%
Psychology, General 37% $17,500 $28,305 37%
Public Administration 47% $22,000 $42,682 47%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 38% $13,921 $62,206 38%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4% $20,033 $20,140 4%
Social Work 60% $11,000 $33,281 60%
Sociology 42% $20,500 $31,495 42%
Special Education and Teaching 88% Not Reported $43,798 88%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 82% $16,903 $40,429 82%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 16% $18,500 $31,495 16%

Salary Scores for FIU Master's Degrees

FIU ranks higher than 39% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 76% $37,830 $65,651 76%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 2% $100,494 $41,823 2%
Architecture 4% $22,942 $44,941 4%
Area Studies 24% Not Reported $33,993 24%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47% $61,469 $69,119 47%
Communication and Media Studies 52% $31,415 $49,214 52%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 69% $61,337 $59,124 69%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 33% Not Reported $73,949 33%
Computer Engineering 11% Not Reported $78,343 11%
Computer Systems Analysis 8% $41,000 $65,387 8%
Construction Engineering Technologies 66% Not Reported $75,832 66%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 34% $43,418 $43,798 34%
Curriculum and Instruction 61% $28,597 $51,551 61%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 93% $53,480 $57,318 93%
Educational Administration and Supervision 13% $48,250 $41,261 13%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 12% Not Reported $76,460 12%
Finance and Financial Management Services 27% $35,831 $63,997 27%
Hospitality Administration/Management 44% $35,891 $48,667 44%
Human Resources Management and Services 40% $42,835 $59,350 40%
Industrial Engineering 5% $30,081 $52,107 5%
Interior Architecture 11% $20,500 $48,432 11%
International Business 21% $42,388 $55,383 21%
International/Global Studies 39% $41,000 $47,595 39%
Landscape Architecture 21% Not Reported $47,260 21%
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 12% $34,445 $40,737 12%
Management Information Systems and Services 34% $46,745 $71,351 34%
Marketing 31% $30,750 $55,151 31%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 54% $46,000 $43,612 54%
Music 18% Not Reported $21,052 18%
Natural Resources Management and Policy 46% Not Reported $47,260 46%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 59% Not Reported $43,638 59%
Public Administration 67% $42,867 $59,350 67%
Public Health 31% $40,656 $48,041 31%
Real Estate 4% $48,739 $45,128 4%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 98% $49,625 $146,581 98%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 54% $75,284 $58,092 54%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 25% Not Reported $30,173 25%
Social Work 51% Not Reported $45,919 51%
Special Education and Teaching 65% $28,230 $53,179 65%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 28% $58,270 $40,768 28%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 59% $56,556 $48,667 59%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 34% $33,852 $46,087 34%

Salary Scores for FIU Doctoral Degrees

FIU ranks higher than 31% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 19% Not Reported $57,318 19%
Educational Administration and Supervision 9% Not Reported $58,479 9%
Law 33% $103,947 $54,996 33%
Medicine 29% $212,306 $55,540 29%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60% Not Reported $122,038 60%

Florida International University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jimenez 12/12/2020

Very expensive! The fee for Florida Residence is too expensive and staff never know the answer. Most of the staff are students who need to improve their customer service skills. Most faculties have an attitude of "I don't care" (Very few are kind and understand their student). Covid-19 brought lots of stress and yet, teachers disregard the issues, especially, Online teachers who are completely taking for granted the many situations that we are facing, such as: 1. Adults students with family: Having children... Read More

Carlos Gonzalez 12/5/2020

Very disappointed with teaching skills and processes, online due to the pandemic made it worst. Professor would explain a already solved math problem with notes from previous classes that were imposible to follow. It was also hard to understand the teachers accent. No interaction with the class just 4 hours of talking. Waste of money