SUNY at Albany Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at SUNY at Albany

We calculated a salary score for each of SUNY at Albany'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 SUNY at Albany 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 UAlbany Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 62 94% 94% $20,880 $51,110 62
Anthropology 73 91% 91% $21,500 $29,690 73
Applied Mathematics 53 100% 100% $23,000 $57,320 53
Area Studies 18 84% 84% $21,500 $26,350 18
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology 79 92% 92% Not Reported $38,290 79
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 24 94% 94% $20,000 $27,200 24
Biology, General 43 89% 89% $20,500 $28,010 43
Business Administration, Management and Operations 57 95% 95% $19,920 $44,410 57
Chemistry 57 97% 97% $23,500 $39,590 57
Computer and Information Sciences, General 30 94% 94% $19,500 $49,360 30
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 79 96% 96% $20,300 $64,000 79
Criminology 79 99% 99% $18,500 $38,890 79
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 31 84% 84% $25,800 $25,970 31
Economics 20 96% 96% $19,500 $39,240 20
English Language and Literature, General 35 97% 97% $19,750 $27,290 35
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 50 100% 100% $22,500 $29,690 50
Fine and Studio Arts 87 91% 91% $21,500 $32,210 87
History 50 96% 96% $19,650 $30,770 50
Information Science/Studies 26 94% 94% Not Reported $45,700 26
International/Global Studies 49 97% 97% $19,500 $32,930 49
Journalism 57 98% 98% $19,000 $33,570 57
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 78 80% 80% $23,700 $33,990 78
Materials Engineering 50 94% 94% $26,000 $64,990 50
Mathematics 19 94% 94% $22,020 $35,990 19
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 19 95% 95% $20,000 $40,370 19
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 51 93% 93% $17,930 $33,280 51
Philosophy 16 100% 100% Not Reported $21,960 16
Physics 78 96% 96% $23,000 $52,110 78
Political Science and Government 59 97% 97% $19,860 $36,850 59
Psychology, General 60 96% 96% $19,870 $31,090 60
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 30 100% 100% $18,750 $36,220 30
Public Health 26 96% 96% $20,380 $30,770 26
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 70 98% 98% $20,500 $33,280 70
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33 93% 93% Not Reported $29,690 33
Social Work 33 94% 94% $15,000 $30,230 33
Sociology 59 98% 98% $20,500 $33,780 59
Urban Studies/Affairs 13 86% 86% $23,000 $29,690 13

Salary Scores for UAlbany Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51 98% 98% $20,500 $61,250 51
Business Administration, Management and Operations 51 99% 99% $31,870 $71,580 51
Criminology 56 95% 95% $20,500 $44,820 56
Curriculum and Instruction 65 92% 92% $20,500 $52,320 65
Educational Administration and Supervision 26 100% 100% Not Reported $48,040 26
Fine and Studio Arts 36 100% 100% $27,390 $28,210 36
History 47 92% 92% Not Reported $38,290 47
Information Science/Studies 3 100% 100% $32,720 $41,010 3
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49 98% 98% $39,600 $42,680 49
Public Administration 63 100% 100% $28,270 $58,000 63
Public Health 49 99% 99% $30,750 $54,050 49
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 76 95% 95% Not Reported $44,170 76
Social Work 65 99% 99% $36,000 $47,990 65
Special Education and Teaching 39 94% 94% $41,000 $48,040 39
Taxation 32 100% 100% $20,500 $70,180 32
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 36 98% 98% $20,500 $46,530 36
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 47 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 47

Salary Scores for UAlbany Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 46 100% 100% $54,530 $64,200 46
Materials Engineering 76 100% 100% Not Reported $117,570 76

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