Temple University Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 61
Bachelor's
 67
Master's
 51
Doctoral
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Temple University's Top Rankings

Temple University is ranked on 13 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Temple University

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

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 64 97% 97% $25,000 $51,390 64
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 13 100% 100% $27,000 $29,690 13
Anthropology 70 94% 94% $25,500 $29,250 70
Architectural Sciences and Technology 29 95% 95% $25,000 $40,340 29
Area Studies 24 50% 50% $24,300 $28,210 24
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 51 100% 100% $27,000 $33,990 51
Biology, General 78 92% 92% $26,000 $33,100 78
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 8 89% 89% $23,000 $43,240 8
Business Administration, Management and Operations 85 100% 100% $19,000 $52,110 85
Business/Commerce, General 61 97% 97% $26,000 $46,970 61
Chemistry 78 94% 94% $25,690 $44,020 78
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 0 94% 94% Not Reported $23,350 0
Civil Engineering 48 100% 100% $27,000 $61,020 48
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 76 97% 97% $28,000 $63,430 76
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 49 92% 92% Not Reported $28,880 49
Communication and Media Studies 51 88% 88% $21,500 $33,690 51
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 67 90% 90% $22,250 $28,600 67
Computer and Information Sciences, General 75 97% 97% $26,000 $68,790 75
Criminal Justice and Corrections 62 96% 96% $23,760 $37,670 62
Dance 27 93% 93% Not Reported $19,590 27
Design and Applied Arts 88 96% 96% $27,000 $44,310 88
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 27 93% 93% $26,000 $20,560 27
Economics 36 91% 91% $25,000 $44,710 36
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 37 96% 96% $26,250 $67,660 37
Engineering Technology, General 34 94% 94% $25,000 $50,860 34
English Language and Literature, General 60 92% 92% $25,000 $30,930 60
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 53 91% 91% $25,490 $42,400 53
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 28 96% 96% Not Reported $26,720 28
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 36 94% 94% $22,410 $24,730 36
Finance and Financial Management Services 59 98% 98% $23,250 $52,940 59
Fine and Studio Arts 47 94% 94% $25,000 $25,810 47
Geography and Cartography 16 97% 97% $20,500 $29,690 16
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 25 100% 100% Not Reported $32,930 25
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 81 95% 95% $25,000 $34,470 81
History 65 95% 95% $23,650 $33,380 65
Hospitality Administration/Management 75 98% 98% $25,000 $41,810 75
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 53 97% 97% $27,000 $30,120 53
Human Resources Management and Services 71 97% 97% $25,290 $50,180 71
Insurance 79 98% 98% $25,000 $59,670 79
International Business 66 84% 84% $25,250 $50,320 66
Journalism 50 94% 94% $24,200 $32,570 50
Landscape Architecture 17 100% 100% Not Reported $42,680 17
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 85 100% 100% $26,870 $42,310 85
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 52 94% 94% Not Reported $29,690 52
Management Information Systems and Services 39 100% 100% $26,000 $51,610 39
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 91 97% 97% $25,850 $69,340 91
Marketing 67 97% 97% $24,770 $45,360 67
Mathematics 40 92% 92% $27,000 $43,050 40
Mathematics and Computer Science 47 100% 100% Not Reported $79,080 47
Mechanical Engineering 26 97% 97% $25,000 $61,780 26
Music 14 93% 93% $23,250 $20,140 14
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 40 96% 96% $22,000 $31,420 40
Natural Sciences 97 100% 100% $28,500 $41,990 97
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 78 95% 95% $26,630 $35,060 78
Philosophy 67 95% 95% $24,250 $33,990 67
Physics 61 85% 85% Not Reported $46,480 61
Plant Sciences 5 95% 95% Not Reported $25,190 5
Political Science and Government 52 89% 89% $23,250 $35,630 52
Psychology, General 53 94% 94% $23,150 $30,300 53
Public Health 68 96% 96% $26,250 $37,670 68
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 64 96% 96% $25,000 $39,830 64
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 68 97% 97% $23,250 $34,340 68
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 71 98% 98% $26,500 $71,580 71
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 64 97% 97% $26,000 $34,560 64
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 54 96% 96% $25,000 $33,600 54
Social Work 85 95% 95% $25,000 $36,700 85
Sociology 44 100% 100% $22,000 $31,670 44
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 71 97% 97% $25,000 $38,630 71
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 74 96% 96% $25,750 $40,240 74
Visual and Performing Arts, General 19 97% 97% $26,190 $20,690 19

Salary Scores for Temple Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 77 100% 100% $20,500 $65,800 77
Architectural Sciences and Technology 34 90% 90% $63,380 $54,590 34
Biotechnology 45 100% 100% $34,020 $63,750 45
Business Administration, Management and Operations 96 98% 98% $44,750 $110,110 96
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 54 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 54
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 33 100% 100% $52,000 $42,680 33
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 61 100% 100% $54,190 $57,660 61
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 26 100% 100% $20,500 $72,920 26
Education, General 45 72% 72% $30,750 $49,140 45
Educational Administration and Supervision 47 100% 100% $28,450 $55,650 47
Finance and Financial Management Services 44 97% 97% $37,150 $74,020 44
Fine and Studio Arts 65 97% 97% $41,000 $34,700 65
Health and Medical Administrative Services 52 97% 97% Not Reported $71,350 52
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 62 100% 100% $41,000 $44,280 62
Human Resources Management and Services 49 100% 100% $41,000 $63,010 49
Landscape Architecture 18 100% 100% Not Reported $46,480 18
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 70 100% 100% $37,690 $78,970 70
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 27 100% 100% Not Reported $71,020 27
Music 35 94% 94% $33,500 $27,680 35
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 61 100% 100% $32,000 $95,170 61
Public Health 41 95% 95% $44,420 $51,270 41
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 74 100% 100% $30,750 $57,320 74
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 49 100% 100% $80,700 $56,420 49
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 55 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 55
Social Work 58 98% 98% $51,000 $46,900 58
Special Education and Teaching 53 100% 100% Not Reported $50,680 53
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66 98% 98% $28,130 $49,880 66
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 97 93% 93% Not Reported $66,330 97

Salary Scores for Temple Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 37 89% 89% Not Reported $62,260 37
Dentistry 26 98% 98% $291,390 $96,270 26
Education, General 35 92% 92% Not Reported $71,020 35
Educational Administration and Supervision 36 95% 95% Not Reported $76,460 36
Law 51 99% 99% $67,520 $69,480 51
Medicine 61 100% 100% $204,540 $58,880 61
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 55 92% 92% $136,170 $114,840 55
Psychology, General 3 92% 92% Not Reported $48,040 3
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 40 100% 100% Not Reported $109,760 40
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 69 99% 99% $161,630 $73,380 69

Most Recent Reviews

Gabriella Y. 9/24/2021

Being at Temple was unfortunately a negative experience overall. I had read many reviews and was expecting the best but so many aspects of the school fell short. For one, safety is a huge concern. I dormed in Temple Towers. The building is full of gas appliances. We had 2 emergency evacuations in the middle of the night in our first 2 weeks of school alone. One during a storm where we ran in our pjs and underwear to another building. We get text alerts about shootings and robbings near campus every other day.... Read More

Elizabeth Coffey 8/29/2019

I really enjoyed my time as an undergrad at Temple University. The professors I had were dedicated and seemed to be very knowledgeable on the topics they taught. Being in the honor's program allowed me a few benefits, such as higher quality instructors. While I feel like the school as a whole was good, it was evident that the university favored certain schools, such as Fox school of business, and provided them with better facilities and technology. I know that some facilities such as the library have been... Read More