Jackson State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Jackson State University's Top Ranking

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


Salary and Debt by Major at Jackson State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Jackson 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 Jackson 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 JSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 5 96% 96% $29,250 $35,590 5
Biology, General 11 94% 94% $27,000 $22,490 11
Business Administration, Management and Operations 16 97% 97% $29,000 $33,990 16
Civil Engineering 9 100% 100% $26,250 $54,110 9
Communication and Media Studies 21 100% 100% $33,000 $28,440 21
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 24 100% 100% $27,000 $21,230 24
Computer Engineering 0 100% 100% $26,260 $38,290 0
Computer Science 9 100% 100% Not Reported $41,940 9
Criminal Justice and Corrections 16 99% 99% $31,300 $28,870 16
Education, Other 14 100% 100% $35,560 $26,120 14
English Language and Literature, General 5 85% 85% $34,000 $20,140 5
Health and Medical Administrative Services 9 100% 100% $34,350 $28,700 9
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 20 96% 96% $33,250 $26,000 20
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 1 100% 100% $29,000 $33,990 1
Marketing 27 100% 100% Not Reported $38,310 27
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 38 94% 94% $35,820 $29,410 38
Psychology, General 6 100% 100% $31,000 $22,760 6
Social Work 2 94% 94% $31,000 $23,410 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 34 100% 100% $29,250 $33,990 34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 4 100% 100% $27,000 $27,550 4
Visual and Performing Arts, General 14 95% 95% $29,000 $19,460 14

Salary Scores for JSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 0 100% 100% Not Reported $44,360 0
Business Administration, Management and Operations 13 100% 100% $20,500 $46,480 13
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 77 100% 100% $35,600 $60,690 77
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians 6 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 6
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 61 89% 89% $41,150 $44,190 61
Public Administration 2 100% 100% Not Reported $31,130 2
Public Health 10 93% 93% $45,540 $37,750 10
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 2 88% 88% $59,770 $33,460 2
Social Work 2 98% 98% $48,310 $33,820 2
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 8 96% 96% $71,310 $35,060 8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 5 96% 96% $56,750 $35,060 5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 18 95% 95% $46,140 $41,940 18

Salary Scores for JSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 98 92% 92% Not Reported $84,650 98
Educational Administration and Supervision 7 100% 100% $87,700 $55,690 7
Public Health 1 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 1

Most Recent Reviews

Michael Hoggatt 9/6/2019

Thee Jackson State University is a great school to attend. The atmosphere is very welcoming. As a student there are numerous opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community. The organizations on campus make themselves seen so that new students can express interest and potentially join. College is what you make it. The resources are there to fuel your success. The faculty is dedicated to ensuring the success of all students.

Kyle Kidd-Buckner 7/10/2019

As a transfer student to Jackson State University getting there in Winter of 2016, I can not to directly speak to the freshman and sophomore years, however, as a student coming in and immediately working on my major I will say there are many pros and cons to the Communication program. After graduating from Jackson State, I realized that my experience and success was more about optimizing and leveraging my skillset with companies/organizations outside of Jackson, MS and focusing on more online, remote opportunities.... Read More