University of North Carolina at Charlotte Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at UNC Charlotte

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

UNC Charlotte ranks higher than 46% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51% $22,556 $48,703 51%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 55% $21,500 $52,843 55%
Anthropology 47% $23,320 $26,353 47%
Architecture 58% $30,500 $48,041 58%
Biology, General 46% $22,816 $28,417 46%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 48% $22,439 $42,402 48%
Business/Managerial Economics 37% $25,000 $44,742 37%
Chemistry 73% $25,000 $42,682 73%
Civil Engineering 45% $26,250 $60,640 45%
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 74% $26,454 $63,005 74%
Communication and Media Studies 60% $22,250 $35,121 60%
Computer Engineering 29% $18,437 $64,493 29%
Computer Science 35% $23,000 $60,207 35%
Construction Engineering Technologies 44% $24,029 $63,005 44%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 48% $21,750 $35,205 48%
Dance 40% $26,532 $21,850 40%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 42% $21,500 $22,329 42%
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 61% $23,671 $33,565 61%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 41% $23,000 $57,318 41%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 35% $25,000 $67,364 35%
English Language and Literature, General 62% $23,000 $31,265 62%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 76% $28,812 $33,138 76%
Finance and Financial Management Services 41% $22,250 $48,319 41%
Fine and Studio Arts 51% $24,250 $26,430 51%
Fire Protection 52% Not Reported $62,747 52%
Geography and Cartography 32% $22,304 $33,281 32%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 24% $22,188 $32,711 24%
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 34% $25,000 $31,670 34%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 47% $23,822 $29,812 47%
History 75% $24,174 $35,274 75%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 85% $28,000 $34,526 85%
International Business 54% $22,000 $47,260 54%
International/Global Studies 41% $21,500 $30,771 41%
Management Information Systems and Services 68% $22,708 $59,916 68%
Marketing 49% $22,499 $42,329 49%
Mathematics 35% $25,000 $41,751 35%
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 24% $25,000 $44,170 24%
Mechanical Engineering 41% $27,000 $64,299 41%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 54% $29,000 $59,966 54%
Philosophy 28% $26,000 $25,194 28%
Physics 53% $27,000 $44,356 53%
Political Science and Government 52% $23,000 $35,728 52%
Psychology, General 34% $22,701 $28,043 34%
Public Health 56% $25,000 $35,810 56%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 24% $17,666 $57,995 24%
Religion/Religious Studies 74% $28,482 $32,236 74%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 12% $21,250 $24,325 12%
Social Work 42% $25,000 $31,314 42%
Sociology 59% $23,389 $33,855 59%
Special Education and Teaching 39% $23,000 $36,992 39%
Systems Engineering 39% $25,250 $61,350 39%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 59% $22,937 $36,973 59%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 51% Not Reported $36,992 51%

Salary Scores for UNC Charlotte Master's Degrees

UNC Charlotte ranks higher than 39% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 54% $20,500 $61,859 54%
Architecture 41% $41,000 $53,108 41%
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology 20% Not Reported $57,318 20%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70% $31,486 $82,440 70%
Business/Managerial Economics 58% $30,750 $81,702 58%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 29% Not Reported $51,482 29%
Civil Engineering 9% Not Reported $63,005 9%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 20% Not Reported $65,053 20%
Computer Science 24% Not Reported $84,653 24%
Educational Administration and Supervision 44% $36,928 $54,630 44%
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 46% Not Reported $69,338 46%
English Language and Literature, General 64% $28,000 $42,682 64%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 27% $41,000 $54,630 27%
History 30% Not Reported $33,993 30%
Medical Illustration and Informatics 17% Not Reported $57,318 17%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 99% Not Reported $90,856 99%
Public Administration 25% $40,544 $46,673 25%
Public Health 11% $35,712 $38,289 11%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 55% $41,000 $103,635 55%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 4% $40,717 $36,455 4%
Social Work 26% $27,471 $42,174 26%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 42% $41,891 $43,338 42%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 28% $33,428 $42,682 28%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 18% $9,798 $41,789 18%

Salary Scores for UNC Charlotte Doctoral Degrees

UNC Charlotte ranks higher than 32% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 32% Not Reported $64,493 32%

University of North Carolina at Charlotte Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

wasteOfTimeAndMoney 12/24/2020

It is the same cost as if you were to be on campus, which is a disgrace considering how much of tuition goes to on campus amidites that you no longer use being online, and they know that they aren't going online anytime soon. Considering how much money they take from you the classes are not any better and they can't even post grades in a timely manner. All the professors use a different method of teaching online, which makes it harder to keep up with assignments and classwork. They will be happy to charge... Read More

Abigail Martin 9/11/2019

The campus is absolutely gorgeous, professors are amazing and actually show interest in your future endeavors, as well as, your understanding of the course material. The classes are flexible, as there are a lot of sections available with varying times, as well as online sections. Not to mention that, the food on campus is very good and a bit cheaper than off campus equivalents. There a plenty of job opportunities available for all class rankings and from what I have heard they pay pretty well for the requirements... Read More