Reported Salaries of UNL Graduates August 2015 - May 2016

Employment information is obtained from graduates responding to a variety of surveys. Salaries may be for entry-level or experienced positions and for positions across the nation. Salaries are self-reported by graduates, only entries in the range of $20,000-$200,000 were included. Additional salary and relocation information websites present national trends.

Bachelors
Major # Reported Minimum Average Median Maximum
BACHELORS - Overall 1242 $20,000 $44,315 $41,000 $200,000
Accounting 39 $30,000 $45,227 $43,500 $65,000
Actuarial Science 29 $35,000 $60,511 $64,000 $85,000
Advertising and Public Relations 41 $20,000 $34,837 $32,000 $60,000
Agribusiness 23 $22,000 $44,913 $45,000 $65,000
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 2 ***** $43,000 $43,000 *****
Agricultural Economics 19 $27,000 $44,553 $42,500 $65,000
Agricultural Education 13 $31,500 $37,641 $37,000 $45,000
Agricultural Engineering 11 $50,000 $57,182 $56,000 $67,000
Agricultural Journalism 4 $30,000 $33,375 $30,000 $43,500
Agronomy 28 $24,000 $45,750 $45,000 $80,000
Animal Science 27 $20,000 $41,093 $40,000 $70,000
Applied Science 9 $30,000 $51,556 $50,000 $80,000
Architectural Studies 8 $20,000 $27,140 $29,560 $30,000
Art 9 $20,000 $29,876 $26,880 $45,000
Athletic Training 2 ***** $80,500 $80,500 *****
Biochemistry 8 $24,000 $27,520 $28,500 $30,160
Biological Sciences 16 $23,000 $35,313 $29,500 $85,000
Biological Systems Engineering 8 $20,000 $44,450 $45,000 $75,000
Broadcasting 13 $20,800 $30,331 $25,000 $50,000
BS in Criminology & Criminal Justice 21 $20,000 $35,231 $35,000 $55,000
Business Administration 48 $20,000 $40,210 $38,000 $115,000
Chemical Engineering 15 $24,000 $72,380 $66,000 $100,000
Chemistry 3 $20,000 $31,667 $30,000 $45,000
Child, Youth and Family Studies 32 $20,000 $31,892 $32,500 $42,000
Civil Engineering 39 $21,600 $52,528 $53,000 $78,000
Classical Languages 2 ***** $26,640 $26,640 *****
Coaching 4 $36,000 $43,450 $42,900 $52,000
Communication Studies 15 $21,000 $37,995 $40,000 $75,000
Computer Engineering 31 $40,000 $70,702 $68,000 $110,000
Computer Science 33 $30,000 $71,155 $69,000 $106,000
Construction Engineering 4 $48,000 $58,250 $60,000 $65,000
Construction Management 48 $26,000 $54,430 $56,000 $80,000
Cooperative Education 10 $33,200 $37,983 $36,000 $45,000
Economics 15 $25,000 $45,347 $45,000 $69,000
Electrical Engineering 23 $37,440 $69,359 $62,000 $200,000
Electronics Engineering 5 $32,000 $62,900 $67,500 $75,000
Elementary Educ and Early Childhood Education 2 ***** $24,750 $24,750 *****
Elementary Education 36 $20,000 $37,132 $39,536 $52,000
Elementary Education and Special Education (K-6) 11 $20,000 $39,455 $42,000 $44,000
English 24 $20,000 $33,667 $31,500 $60,000
Environmental Studies 4 $24,000 $29,000 $28,500 $35,000
Finance 36 $20,000 $48,394 $46,500 $100,000
Finance (Banking & Financial Institutions) 8 $20,000 $39,750 $40,000 $50,000
Finance (CFA-Investments) 6 $30,000 $48,600 $49,300 $65,000
Finance (Risk Management & Insurance) 2 ***** $45,000 $45,000 *****
Fisheries and Wildlife 6 $20,000 $32,000 $29,000 $50,000
Food Science and Technology 4 $51,500 $55,125 $54,500 $60,000
Forensic Science 6 $20,000 $28,667 $25,000 $52,000
French 2 ***** $20,000 $20,000 *****
Global Studies 7 $20,000 $30,011 $30,000 $37,000
Grazing Livestock Systems 2 ***** $46,000 $46,000 *****
History 9 $23,920 $34,436 $31,000 $65,000
Horticulture 5 $25,000 $36,400 $36,000 $50,000
Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management 24 $20,000 $32,437 $30,000 $60,000
Interior Design 10 $30,000 $38,600 $38,500 $46,000
Interior Design 10 $30,000 $38,600 $38,500 $46,000
International Business 5 $27,000 $36,400 $32,000 $53,000
Journalism 13 $20,520 $31,040 $30,000 $41,000
Management 32 $24,000 $42,498 $41,000 $90,000
Management (Entrepreneurship & Innovation) 6 $32,000 $37,083 $38,500 $40,500
Management (Human Resource Management) 6 $23,000 $33,550 $32,500 $45,000
Management (Leadership in Organizations) 6 $20,000 $30,833 $28,000 $47,000
Marketing 49 $20,000 $40,249 $40,000 $65,000
Mathematics 20 $26,000 $51,137 $44,000 $106,000
Mechanical Engineering 45 $20,000 $60,667 $61,000 $95,000
Mechanized Systems Management 19 $35,000 $53,342 $53,000 $68,000
Meteorology-Climatology 3 $25,000 $30,667 $27,000 $40,000
Music 4 $30,000 $35,750 $31,500 $50,000
Music Education 9 $20,000 $34,576 $36,277 $42,831
Nutrition and Health Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics Option) 3 $40,000 $93,333 $40,000 $200,000
Nutrition and Health Sciences (Nutrition Science Option) 2 ***** $28,750 $28,750 *****
Nutrition and Health Sciences (Nutrition, Exercise & Health Science Option) 6 $20,000 $34,333 $32,500 $51,000
Philosophy 2 ***** $28,500 $28,500 *****
Political Science 15 $20,000 $30,500 $30,000 $42,000
Psychology 46 $20,000 $33,890 $33,300 $120,000
Science 7-12 2 ***** $35,125 $35,125 *****
Social Science 5 $20,000 $33,400 $34,000 $52,000
Sociology 8 $20,000 $41,000 $31,000 $80,000
Spanish 10 $20,000 $34,278 $31,640 $52,000
Special Education (7-12) 8 $34,000 $38,375 $39,000 $43,000
Speech-Language Pathologist 2 ***** $57,500 $57,500 *****
Supply Chain Management 18 $33,000 $47,556 $49,000 $60,000
Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design (Communications) 3 $21,000 $42,333 $30,000 $76,000
Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design (Merchandising) 4 $33,000 $39,250 $37,000 $50,000
Theatre 8 $23,000 $28,790 $27,960 $36,400
Turfgrass and Landscape Management 3 $35,000 $40,000 $40,000 $45,000
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Masters/ J.D.
Major # Reported Minimum Average Median Maximum
MASTERS/JD - Overall 403 $20,000 $53,972 $48,599 $165,000
Accountancy 24 $35,000 $48,271 $49,250 $57,000
Agricultural & Biological Systems Engineering 4 $20,000 $41,750 $35,000 $77,000
Agronomy 5 $20,000 $43,600 $40,000 $70,000
Animal Science 5 $23,000 $35,000 $30,000 $57,000
Anthropology 2 ***** $45,000 $45,000 *****
Applied Science 10 $35,500 $49,050 $46,500 $70,000
Architectural Engineering 9 $50,000 $59,833 $56,000 $90,000
Architectural Engineering (Omaha Campus) 16 $35,000 $57,625 $59,500 $65,000
Architecture 16 $30,000 $44,619 $44,250 $65,000
Business 56 $20,000 $81,737 $75,000 $165,000
Child, Youth and Family Studies 11 $31,200 $47,200 $44,000 $80,000
Civil Engineering 9 $50,000 $57,944 $55,000 $71,000
Computer Science 4 $41,253 $61,563 $65,000 $75,000
Construction Engineering and Management 2 ***** $62,500 $62,500 *****
Educational Administration 29 $28,000 $44,207 $40,000 $70,000
Educational Psychology 6 $40,000 $52,233 $49,200 $80,000
Engineering Management 7 $86,000 $109,857 $105,000 $155,000
English 2 ***** $35,000 $35,000 *****
Entomology 9 $20,000 $55,944 $60,000 $93,000
Horticulture 2 ***** $32,000 $32,000 *****
Journalism and Mass Communications 5 $37,500 $63,936 $60,000 $87,000
Leadership Education 2 ***** $65,000 $65,000 *****
Mathematics 37 $20,000 $45,481 $45,000 $65,000
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics 3 $35,000 $61,200 $66,600 $82,000
Music 13 $25,000 $43,300 $43,000 $60,000
Natural Resource Sciences 2 ***** $59,000 $59,000 *****
Nutrition and Health Sciences 8 $35,000 $47,095 $46,880 $70,000
Psychology 2 ***** $52,500 $52,500 *****
Special Education 15 $37,000 $45,533 $45,000 $56,000
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 24 $39,000 $49,456 $44,337 $67,000
Statistics 3 $50,000 $57,567 $55,000 $67,700
Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education 48 $20,000 $42,520 $43,000 $60,000
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Doctorate
Major # Reported Minimum Average Median Maximum
DOCTORATE - Overall 217 $20,000 $61,354 $55,000 $165,000
Agricultural Economics 4 $25,000 $54,500 $56,500 $80,000
Agronomy and Horticulture 6 $45,000 $61,733 $47,700 $100,000
Architectural Engineering 2 ***** $70,000 $70,000 *****
Audiology and Hearing Science 6 $20,000 $51,500 $57,000 $80,000
Biochemistry 2 ***** $37,500 $37,500 *****
Biological Sciences 4 $33,000 $46,500 $43,750 $65,500
Business 4 $93,000 $117,750 $106,500 $165,000
Chemistry 7 $30,000 $44,714 $45,000 $60,000
Civil Engineering 7 $40,000 $67,614 $60,000 $110,000
Communication Studies 4 $42,500 $51,875 $50,000 $65,000
Computer Science 4 $68,186 $82,297 $70,500 $120,000
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 4 $47,000 $70,860 $56,720 $123,000
Educational Administration (UNL-UNO) 8 $55,000 $101,050 $96,700 $161,000
Educational Studies 28 $20,000 $71,750 $65,500 $140,000
Engineering 10 $20,000 $59,500 $56,000 $110,000
English 6 $23,000 $53,000 $53,500 $74,000
Entomology 2 ***** $48,250 $48,250 *****
Food Science and Technology 2 ***** $50,000 $50,000 *****
History 3 $41,200 $68,733 $80,000 $85,000
Human Sciences 6 $35,500 $62,467 $64,650 $85,000
Law 35 $35,000 $54,931 $50,000 $90,000
Mathematics 7 $40,000 $57,100 $52,000 $100,000
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics 3 $23,000 $44,333 $35,000 $75,000
Music 3 $30,000 $46,667 $50,000 $60,000
Natural Resource Sciences 3 $41,000 $55,333 $60,000 $65,000
Nutrition 2 ***** $45,500 $45,500 *****
Plant Health 2 ***** $50,000 $50,000 *****
Political Science 3 $51,000 $68,000 $55,000 $98,000
Psychological Studies in Education 13 $20,000 $48,238 $43,500 $109,000
Psychology 13 $40,000 $56,766 $48,000 $103,000
Sociology 2 ***** $49,840 $49,840 *****
Statistics 3 $67,000 $86,500 $95,000 $97,500
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