University of South Alabama Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 26
Bachelor's
 42
Master's
 34
Doctoral
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of South Alabama

We calculated a salary score for each of University of South Alabama'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 University of South Alabama 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 USA Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 11 97% 97% $29,000 $38,910 11
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 46 99% 99% $22,920 $48,820 46
Anthropology 10 90% 90% Not Reported $20,140 10
Biology, General 20 90% 90% $25,510 $24,530 20
Business Administration, Management and Operations 12 93% 93% $26,920 $32,710 12
Business/Commerce, General 33 91% 91% $31,000 $39,910 33
Civil Engineering 40 97% 97% $28,000 $59,940 40
Communication and Media Studies 16 95% 95% $25,000 $27,350 16
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 15 100% 100% $25,480 $19,230 15
Computer and Information Sciences, General 36 100% 100% $24,000 $52,110 36
Computer Science 10 100% 100% $26,000 $43,240 10
Criminal Justice and Corrections 26 94% 94% $27,000 $31,240 26
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 57 100% 100% Not Reported $24,040 57
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 46 98% 98% $26,000 $69,710 46
English Language and Literature, General 37 89% 89% $26,000 $27,550 37
Finance and Financial Management Services 10 98% 98% $21,000 $37,810 10
Fine and Studio Arts 49 98% 98% $27,500 $26,060 49
Geography and Cartography 12 86% 86% Not Reported $28,600 12
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 41 94% 94% $26,000 $28,920 41
History 43 98% 98% $28,210 $29,690 43
Information Science/Studies 21 95% 95% $25,000 $43,800 21
International/Global Studies 41 100% 100% $22,150 $30,770 41
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 43 100% 100% $27,470 $28,240 43
Marketing 15 100% 100% $24,370 $35,330 15
Mechanical Engineering 34 100% 100% $26,250 $63,190 34
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 39 91% 91% $29,250 $29,690 39
Music 92 93% 93% Not Reported $37,570 92
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 27 98% 98% $26,000 $27,870 27
Psychology, General 10 93% 93% $23,000 $23,800 10
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 20 99% 99% $20,500 $56,420 20
Social Work 29 100% 100% $31,000 $29,690 29
Sociology 17 92% 92% Not Reported $27,300 17
Statistics 10 88% 88% $23,000 $35,420 10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 44 98% 98% $26,000 $35,170 44
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 11 97% 97% $24,000 $30,310 11

Salary Scores for USA Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 58 100% 100% Not Reported $62,410 58
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 68 100% 100% $94,370 $106,420 68
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 61 97% 97% $44,150 $57,660 61
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 18
Education, Other 50 93% 93% Not Reported $55,960 50
Educational Administration and Supervision 21 100% 100% $30,620 $45,700 21
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 40 98% 98% $51,250 $94,990 40
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 85 98% 98% $56,300 $68,670 85
Special Education and Teaching 10 92% 92% Not Reported $40,090 10
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 8 95% 95% $54,520 $35,270 8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 37 100% 100% $40,350 $44,520 37

Salary Scores for USA Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 19 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 19
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 23 100% 100% $97,970 $69,340 23
Education, Other 20 100% 100% Not Reported $68,220 20
Medicine 14 100% 100% $167,170 $53,500 14
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 49 100% 100% $64,650 $115,340 49
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 52 100% 100% $71,010 $70,920 52

Most Recent Reviews

APN 5/4/2021

Overall USA has a good nursing program. Some of the instructors are great and really want to see you succeed. The school definitely has some policies that need to change compared to others. Do yourself a favor and research other schools first, talk to others that have gone to other schools, and ask about things including assignments and preceptor/clinical rotation placement. Some things at USA are ridiculous. The school has clinical affiliations that are no help. You still have to find your own preceptors.... Read More

BSN, MSN, FNP 2/2/2020

I attended South for my BSN and it was a great experience. The college of nursing was still located on Springhill when I graduated in 2004. I did not study for my NCLEX and had no difficulty passing the first time. When I started work I was much more prepared than other new nurses who went to other local colleges, except Springhill. It was a lot of work and it was hard but I'm glad I was at South. In 2017, I went back for my MSN, FNP online through South and had a really good experience. The writing classes... Read More