Montclair State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Montclair State University's Top Rankings

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


Salary and Debt by Major at Montclair State University

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

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 66 100% 100% $21,500 $51,930 66
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 22 100% 100% $25,000 $36,850 22
Anthropology 43 100% 100% $25,000 $25,770 43
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 37 94% 94% $27,000 $31,310 37
Biology, General 53 91% 91% $22,750 $29,370 53
Business Administration, Management and Operations 51 98% 98% $21,570 $43,220 51
Chemistry 93 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 93
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 22
Communication and Media Studies 72 97% 97% $22,500 $37,150 72
Computer and Information Sciences, General 37 94% 94% $25,000 $52,520 37
Dance 29 100% 100% $27,000 $19,890 29
Design and Applied Arts 42 98% 98% $26,000 $33,570 42
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 40 95% 95% $26,900 $22,120 40
Economics 21 96% 96% $24,000 $39,910 21
English Language and Literature, General 68 96% 96% $23,620 $32,120 68
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 67 97% 97% $24,500 $31,950 67
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 5 97% 97% $26,000 $18,320 5
Fine and Studio Arts 54 94% 94% $24,440 $26,740 54
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 85 94% 94% $23,500 $38,290 85
Geography and Cartography 98 100% 100% Not Reported $50,860 98
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31 100% 100% $20,500 $33,990 31
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 31 97% 97% $23,250 $27,820 31
History 49 98% 98% $24,270 $30,670 49
Journalism 15 100% 100% Not Reported $26,900 15
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 46 90% 90% $25,000 $33,280 46
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 52 91% 91% $20,000 $33,140 52
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 46 94% 94% $24,000 $28,820 46
Mathematics 33 100% 100% $23,000 $41,010 33
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 40 96% 96% $23,250 $34,210 40
Music 61 94% 94% $27,000 $29,690 61
Philosophy 42 92% 92% Not Reported $28,600 42
Political Science and Government 51 94% 94% $25,000 $35,590 51
Psychology, General 38 95% 95% $21,750 $28,540 38
Public Health 54 100% 100% $27,000 $35,420 54
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 56 100% 100% $25,000 $32,280 56
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 71 88% 88% $19,500 $36,850 71
Social Work 10 100% 100% $26,000 $26,590 10
Sociology 46 96% 96% $22,250 $32,040 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 87 100% 100% $25,000 $42,910 87

Salary Scores for Montclair Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 91 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 91
Biology, General 60 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 60
Business Administration, Management and Operations 80 98% 98% $40,900 $89,610 80
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 85 92% 92% $32,350 $56,720 85
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 69 97% 97% $42,000 $59,120 69
Computer and Information Sciences, General 14 100% 100% Not Reported $59,120 14
Education, General 66 99% 99% $25,430 $53,930 66
Educational Administration and Supervision 85 98% 98% $30,500 $70,240 85
English Language and Literature, General 97 100% 100% Not Reported $56,420 97
Fine and Studio Arts 87 93% 93% Not Reported $41,190 87
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 70 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 70
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 38 100% 100% $30,750 $48,430 38
Music 97 100% 100% $41,000 $54,660 97
Public Health 46 94% 94% $41,000 $52,940 46
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 82 93% 93% Not Reported $52,110 82
Social Work 89 99% 99% $30,940 $52,610 89
Special Education and Teaching 67 100% 100% $22,500 $53,570 67
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 61 97% 97% $41,000 $46,590 61
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80 98% 98% $20,250 $57,050 80

Salary Scores for Montclair Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 33 100% 100% Not Reported $71,020 33

Most Recent Reviews

Duchana Gille 12/25/2019

Montclair State University offers many majors among Biological Sciences. I was apart of the Health Careers Program (HCP), an undergraduate program for minority students, who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, and are highly motivated and academically capable, with expressed interest in becoming health care practitioners.This program develops strong character, discipline, and integrity in their students. If anyone applying to Montclair State University is a minority interested in medical school, dentistry... Read More

Elizabeth 6/25/2019

I attended Montclair State University and received a bachelor's of arts degree in psychology. Montclair is a wonderful school that offers many opportunities. I entered Montclair as an English major and was actually planning on becoming a teacher, but I decided to change my major after taking an Introduction to Psychology course. The process of changing my major at Montclair was easy and everyone who works in the College of Humanities and Social Services office is helpful and supportive in the process. The... Read More