The University of Texas at Austin Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 83
Bachelor's
 84
Master's
 79
Doctoral
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The University of Texas at Austin's Top Rankings

The University of Texas at Austin is ranked on 21 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at The University of Texas at Austin

We calculated a salary score for each of The University of Texas at Austin'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 The University of Texas at Austin 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 UT Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 77 98% 98% $17,690 $54,570 77
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 44 94% 94% $23,230 $65,070 44
Anthropology 70 88% 88% $25,250 $29,250 70
Apparel and Textiles 76 98% 98% $20,500 $40,140 76
Architectural Engineering 68 93% 93% $22,640 $67,100 68
Architecture 68 100% 100% $21,400 $49,960 68
Area Studies 35 83% 83% $17,400 $30,770 35
Astronomy and Astrophysics 26 88% 88% $25,960 $37,780 26
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 55 88% 88% $19,500 $34,770 55
Biological and Physical Sciences 86 100% 100% Not Reported $41,030 86
Biology, General 74 90% 90% $20,440 $32,450 74
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 88 97% 97% $25,830 $68,780 88
Business Administration, Management and Operations 100 96% 96% $20,200 $65,940 100
Business/Commerce, General 100 91% 91% Not Reported $76,640 100
Chemical Engineering 92 97% 97% $17,500 $78,260 92
Chemistry 67 96% 96% $19,000 $41,570 67
Civil Engineering 82 96% 96% $20,500 $66,160 82
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 58 93% 93% $23,580 $58,220 58
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 75 98% 98% $19,500 $30,050 75
Computer and Information Sciences, General 97 95% 95% $20,000 $87,660 97
Dance 21 100% 100% Not Reported $18,320 21
Design and Applied Arts 87 100% 100% $22,000 $44,020 87
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 100 100% 100% $20,410 $41,570 100
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 28 81% 81% $17,690 $25,190 28
Economics 73 95% 95% $19,500 $55,870 73
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 92 99% 99% $20,500 $82,440 92
English Language and Literature, General 72 93% 93% $19,120 $32,820 72
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 67 91% 91% $24,610 $31,880 67
Finance and Financial Management Services 99 98% 98% $18,240 $72,590 99
Fine and Studio Arts 81 90% 90% $20,500 $30,870 81
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 75 95% 95% $22,030 $36,130 75
Geography and Cartography 70 88% 88% $21,100 $39,910 70
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 74 94% 94% $17,250 $41,300 74
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 94 95% 95% $20,500 $37,810 94
History 59 89% 89% $19,500 $32,330 59
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 74 94% 94% $23,000 $32,630 74
International/Global Studies 78 94% 94% $19,150 $40,980 78
Journalism 78 96% 96% $20,000 $36,900 78
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 91 92% 92% $23,070 $42,680 91
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 69 94% 94% $19,210 $32,390 69
Management Information Systems and Services 96 99% 99% $18,250 $74,200 96
Marketing 98 91% 91% $18,130 $56,510 98
Mathematics 74 97% 97% $21,500 $53,260 74
Mechanical Engineering 87 98% 98% $21,500 $72,410 87
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 71 94% 94% Not Reported $39,730 71
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 83 97% 97% $21,500 $44,830 83
Music 100 98% 98% $26,070 $46,920 100
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 73 88% 88% $19,510 $33,990 73
Petroleum Engineering 88 94% 94% $18,250 $88,790 88
Philosophy 72 77% 77% $20,530 $35,060 72
Physics 61 86% 86% $24,140 $46,620 61
Political Science and Government 81 92% 92% $20,500 $41,450 81
Psychology, General 82 94% 94% $17,750 $34,240 82
Public Health 68 97% 97% $18,750 $37,830 68
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 94 97% 97% $21,180 $46,570 94
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 55 95% 95% $20,500 $32,080 55
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 47 98% 98% $20,000 $64,710 47
Religion/Religious Studies 83 100% 100% Not Reported $35,060 83
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 94 92% 92% $21,100 $41,130 94
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 80 89% 89% $23,000 $39,010 80
Social Work 75 91% 91% $17,750 $35,060 75
Sociology 78 94% 94% $21,500 $36,700 78
Urban Studies/Affairs 90 93% 93% Not Reported $48,040 90
Visual and Performing Arts, General 71 95% 95% $24,620 $29,690 71

Salary Scores for UT Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 88 100% 100% $26,880 $68,570 88
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 41 100% 100% Not Reported $86,130 41
Architecture 57 92% 92% $56,840 $55,150 57
Area Studies 57 83% 83% Not Reported $44,190 57
Business Administration, Management and Operations 100 98% 98% $82,070 $137,500 100
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 35 87% 87% Not Reported $52,110 35
Chemical Engineering 90 92% 92% Not Reported $90,860 90
Chemistry 82 88% 88% Not Reported $73,950 82
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 42 100% 100% $32,800 $53,980 42
Civil Engineering 57 97% 97% $34,250 $73,450 57
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 71 98% 98% $47,580 $52,110 71
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 57 98% 98% $42,490 $56,980 57
Computer and Information Sciences, General 100 96% 96% Not Reported $141,590 100
Curriculum and Instruction 42 100% 100% $44,200 $47,930 42
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 95 100% 100% Not Reported $50,230 95
Economics 34 96% 96% $37,140 $58,220 34
Educational Administration and Supervision 31 100% 100% $27,630 $49,960 31
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 96 96% 96% $21,950 $118,690 96
Engineering, Other 82 100% 100% Not Reported $116,080 82
English Language and Literature, General 94 93% 93% Not Reported $53,360 94
Finance and Financial Management Services 46 97% 97% $53,460 $74,950 46
Fine and Studio Arts 27 95% 95% $24,000 $25,970 27
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 69 96% 96% Not Reported $75,520 69
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 45 100% 100% $30,830 $41,570 45
International Relations and National Security Studies 35 97% 97% $36,060 $51,390 35
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 100 100% 100% Not Reported $76,460 100
Library Science and Administration 72 96% 96% $49,950 $46,590 72
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 58 100% 100% $33,070 $88,340 58
Mechanical Engineering 61 96% 96% Not Reported $86,420 61
Music 36 92% 92% $41,000 $27,950 36
Petroleum Engineering 22 100% 100% Not Reported $64,490 22
Public Policy Analysis 66 96% 96% $41,320 $64,490 66
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 33 97% 97% $40,950 $48,040 33
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 3 97% 97% $51,140 $26,740 3
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 17 98% 98% $60,340 $79,220 17
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 27 88% 88% Not Reported $30,770 27
Social Work 51 97% 97% $39,380 $45,950 51
Special Education and Teaching 39 96% 96% $26,930 $47,930 39
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 28 100% 100% $21,410 $44,600 28

Salary Scores for UT Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Anthropology 21 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 21
Architecture 32 100% 100% Not Reported $52,940 32
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 24 100% 100% Not Reported $58,000 24
Civil Engineering 84 100% 100% Not Reported $85,760 84
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 74 100% 100% $66,230 $71,020 74
Curriculum and Instruction 35 100% 100% Not Reported $65,490 35
Educational Administration and Supervision 19 94% 94% $40,090 $66,520 19
Law 89 98% 98% $105,550 $106,120 89
Music 51 94% 94% $42,230 $39,730 51
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 72 99% 99% $88,680 $118,640 72
Physics 98 92% 92% Not Reported $122,040 98
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 68 94% 94% Not Reported $62,260 68

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