Pittsburg State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Pittsburg State University ranks better than only 36% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Pittsburg State University ranks better than 66% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Pittsburg State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg State 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 PSU Associate Degrees

PSU ranks higher than 42% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology 52% Not Reported $48,823 52%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 28% Not Reported $32,925 28%

Salary Scores for PSU Bachelor's Degrees

PSU ranks higher than 36% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 16% $23,250 $40,548 16%
Biology, General 29% $19,500 $25,967 29%
Business/Commerce, General 32% $18,500 $39,639 32%
Communication and Media Studies 27% $24,500 $29,685 27%
Computer Systems Analysis 10% $21,000 $43,798 10%
Construction Management 25% $22,250 $59,288 25%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37% $25,000 $33,459 37%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 41% Not Reported $57,318 41%
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 73% Not Reported $73,737 73%
English Language and Literature, General 59% $24,054 $30,771 59%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 51% $22,250 $30,080 51%
Finance and Financial Management Services 20% $20,960 $42,235 20%
Fine and Studio Arts 3% Not Reported $16,478 3%
Graphic Communications 62% $20,500 $33,993 62%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 11% Not Reported $24,421 11%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 75% $23,000 $63,005 75%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 37% $22,720 $30,409 37%
Marketing 46% $22,000 $41,789 46%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 50% $20,983 $58,866 50%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 52% $19,203 $31,907 52%
Psychology, General 30% $21,500 $27,466 30%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 17% $20,500 $54,978 17%
Social Work 69% $25,132 $34,298 69%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 35% $21,500 $34,135 35%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 43% $20,711 $35,861 43%

Salary Scores for PSU Master's Degrees

PSU ranks higher than 23% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 13% Not Reported $46,478 13%
Educational Administration and Supervision 28% $18,828 $48,823 28%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 8% Not Reported $40,605 8%
Human Resources Management and Services 21% Not Reported $50,856 21%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 24% Not Reported $84,653 24%
Special Education and Teaching 29% $24,948 $45,919 29%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 41% Not Reported $43,240 41%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 26% $26,223 $42,094 26%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 25% $24,433 $43,798 25%

Pittsburg State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Heather Jensen 4/4/2018

Pittsburg State University is a fantastic mid-sized institution committed to developing it's students into the most effective professionals in the area. Known for it's College of Education, Nursing, and Arts and Sciences, PSU is a name on a resume that is meaningful to employers. The exercise science, bio/pre-med, psychology, and nursing programs provide premium education with a reputation for excellence. The class sizes at PSU are small, allowing instructors to get to know each student personally. Instructors... Read More

Anonymous 7/22/2016

Great college and learned a lot. Definitely recommended