Reported Salaries of UNL Graduates December 2014 - May 2015

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. Additional salary and relocation information websites present national trends.

Bachelors
Major # Reported Minimum Average Median Maximum
BACHELORS - Overall 886 $20,000 $43,887 $41,000 $135,000
Accounting 33 $25,000 $44,552 $45,000 $58,000
Actuarial Science 13 $50,000 $63,654 $64,000 $75,000
Advertising and Public Relations 29 $20,000 $35,470 $33,000 $85,000
Agribusiness 23 $27,000 $47,043 $45,000 $80,000
Agricultural Economics 27 $30,000 $46,963 $50,000 $74,000
Agricultural Education 8 $24,000 $35,375 $35,000 $56,000
Agricultural Engineering 11 $22,000 $54,727 $55,000 $73,000
Agricultural Journalism 2 ***** $37,000 $37,000 *****
Agronomy 27 $20,000 $47,537 $45,000 $100,000
Animal Science 16 $25,000 $38,438 $40,000 $51,000
Applied Science 5 $26,000 $40,200 $40,000 $52,000
Architectural Studies 2 ***** $29,000 $29,000 *****
Art 3 $22,000 $31,333 $32,000 $40,000
Art History 3 $31,000 $33,667 $34,000 $36,000
Athletic Training 2 ***** $25,000 $25,000 *****
Biochemistry 2 ***** $35,000 $35,000 *****
Biological Sciences 9 $23,000 $31,222 $27,000 $52,000
Biological Systems Engineering 11 $20,000 $47,376 $43,540 $70,000
Broadcasting 11 $21,000 $30,091 $30,000 $43,000
Business Administration 49 $20,000 $41,599 $39,000 $80,000
Business, Marketing and Information Technology Ed 2 ***** $35,500 $35,500 *****
Chemical Engineering 12 $41,000 $59,750 $62,500 $70,000
Chemistry 3 $24,000 $42,893 $43,680 $61,000
Civil Engineering 31 $20,000 $48,871 $50,000 $62,000
Classical Languages 2 ***** $34,425 $34,425 *****
Communication Studies 4 $30,000 $34,625 $34,250 $40,000
Computer Engineering 16 $50,000 $64,375 $60,000 $87,000
Computer Science 22 $24,000 $60,114 $61,000 $91,000
Construction Engineering 3 $42,500 $49,167 $45,000 $60,000
Construction Management 25 $32,000 $51,282 $52,800 $70,000
Criminology and Criminal Justice 15 $21,408 $43,727 $35,000 $135,000
Economics 10 $25,000 $46,000 $46,500 $62,000
Electrical Engineering 21 $45,000 $62,512 $61,000 $106,000
Electronics Engineering 5 $50,000 $55,400 $55,000 $62,000
Elementary Education 16 $29,000 $38,471 $38,425 $50,000
English 18 $21,000 $33,811 $33,250 $50,000
English Education 10 $30,000 $37,970 $38,250 $42,800
Environmental Restoration Science 3 $34,000 $37,333 $38,000 $40,000
Environmental Studies 2 ***** $32,000 $32,000 *****
Family Science 8 $24,000 $31,325 $27,800 $50,000
Film Studies 2 ***** $33,500 $33,500 *****
Finance 34 $22,000 $48,321 $44,500 $100,000
Fisheries and Wildlife 7 $20,000 $32,429 $37,000 $38,000
Food Science and Technology 3 $42,000 $47,667 $50,000 $51,000
Forensic Science 4 $23,000 $26,250 $26,000 $30,000
Geography 2 ***** $39,500 $39,500 *****
Geology 4 $24,000 $33,500 $35,000 $40,000
German 2 ***** $54,500 $54,500 *****
Grazing Livestock Systems 2 ***** $35,000 $35,000 *****
History 11 $24,500 $45,178 $35,000 $120,000
Horticulture 8 $27,000 $36,638 $36,250 $45,000
Hospitality Restaurant and Tourism Management 18 $20,000 $35,050 $35,000 $60,000
Inclusive Early Childhood Education 3 $35,200 $38,400 $38,000 $42,000
Interior Design 9 $24,000 $33,889 $34,000 $45,000
International Business 4 $30,000 $43,250 $44,000 $55,000
Journalism 5 $25,000 $32,200 $30,000 $45,000
Landscape Architecture 5 $35,000 $41,500 $42,250 $45,000
Language Arts Education 4 $36,000 $39,425 $39,850 $42,000
Management 23 $20,000 $41,574 $40,000 $62,500
Marketing 32 $20,000 $43,156 $40,000 $90,000
Mathematics 10 $40,000 $61,350 $62,500 $82,000
Mathematics Education 7 $28,000 $39,357 $41,000 $50,000
Mechanical Engineering 25 $40,000 $61,138 $62,150 $73,000
Mechanized Systems Management 13 $25,000 $47,769 $50,000 $60,000
Music 4 $25,000 $37,500 $37,000 $51,000
Music Education 7 $28,000 $35,286 $33,500 $42,000
Natural Resources and Environmental Economics 2 ***** $32,000 $32,000 *****
Nutrition and Dietetics 2 ***** $35,000 $35,000 *****
Nutrition Science 7 $20,000 $30,000 $30,000 $42,000
PGA Golf Management 5 $25,000 $41,000 $40,000 $60,000
Political Science 5 $26,000 $42,400 $30,000 $72,000
Psychology 25 $20,000 $31,960 $30,000 $50,000
Science Education 7 $33,000 $36,071 $35,000 $40,000
Social Science Education 11 $21,000 $36,882 $36,900 $50,000
Sociology 3 $20,000 $28,667 $26,000 $40,000
Spanish Education 6 $20,000 $33,833 $34,500 $50,000
Special Education 11 $33,200 $37,109 $38,000 $42,000
Supply Chain Management 12 $22,000 $46,787 $50,000 $60,000
Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design 2 ***** $68,000 $68,000 *****
Turfgrass & Landscape Management 3 $32,000 $33,333 $34,000 $34,000
Veterinary Science 2 ***** $20,000 $20,000 *****
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Masters/ J.D.
Major # Reported Minimum Average Median Maximum
MASTERS/JD - Overall 218 $21,000 $56,306 $50,000 $160,000
Accountancy 18 $38,000 $47,444 $49,000 $51,000
Agronomy 2 ***** $119,000 $119,000 *****
Animal Science 3 $45,000 $51,500 $52,000 $57,500
Applied Science 3 $32,000 $55,667 $50,000 $85,000
Architectural Engineering 18 $50,000 $57,128 $56,500 $63,000
Architecture 5 $27,000 $40,300 $41,500 $48,000
Art 2 ***** $49,000 $49,000 *****
Business 34 $31,000 $81,838 $75,000 $160,000
Chemistry 2 ***** $29,000 $29,000 *****
Child, Youth and Family Studies 9 $27,500 $47,322 $42,000 $99,000
Civil Engineering 5 $49,000 $64,400 $62,000 $76,000
Community and Regional Planning 3 $42,000 $45,833 $45,500 $50,000
Computer Science 2 ***** $63,500 $63,500 *****
Educational Administration 25 $28,000 $48,332 $43,000 $106,300
Educational Psychology 3 $42,000 $50,333 $52,000 $57,000
Engineering Management 3 $70,000 $97,333 $82,000 $140,000
English 2 ***** $50,000 $50,000 *****
Entomology 8 $34,000 $59,883 $54,000 $110,000
Environmental Engineering 2 ***** $60,000 $60,000 *****
Journalism & Mass Communications 4 $40,000 $49,875 $48,500 $62,500
Law 59 $25,000 $57,605 $55,000 $150,000
Leadership Education 3 $45,000 $53,333 $50,000 $65,000
Mechanical Engineering 3 $65,000 $75,500 $76,500 $85,000
Modern Languages and Literatures 3 $32,000 $36,667 $38,000 $40,000
Natural Resource Sciences 5 $23,000 $42,800 $41,000 $62,000
Nutrition & Health Sciences 5 $32,000 $44,000 $42,000 $56,000
Special Education 3 $41,000 $46,000 $47,000 $50,000
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 14 $26,000 $48,294 $44,410 $75,000
Statistics 2 ***** $42,315 $42,315 *****
Survey Research and Methodology 2 ***** $71,250 $71,250 *****
Teaching Masters 12 $35,000 $43,897 $44,724 $50,000
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Doctorate
Major # Reported Minimum Average Median Maximum
DOCTORATE - Overall 83 $30,000 $70,286 $63,900 $158,000
Agronomy 2 ***** $90,500 $90,500 *****
Animal Science 2 ***** $82,500 $82,500 *****
Audiology and Hearing Science 3 $44,500 $59,833 $60,000 $75,000
Chemistry 3 $42,000 $67,000 $50,000 $109,000
Civil Engineering 4 $39,000 $54,750 $52,500 $75,000
Educational Administration 13 $55,000 $107,385 $114,000 $158,000
Educational Studies 17 $34,000 $72,774 $74,000 $120,000
Electrical Engineering 2 ***** $75,000 $75,000 *****
Engineering 3 $40,000 $65,000 $75,000 $80,000
Human Sciences 5 $35,000 $55,950 $58,000 $68,000
Mathematics 3 $52,000 $55,333 $55,000 $59,000
Nutrition 2 ***** $47,000 $47,000 *****
Philosophy 2 ***** $37,500 $37,500 *****
Physics and Astronomy 2 ***** $38,000 $38,000 *****
Political Science 2 ***** $64,500 $64,500 *****
Psychological Studies in Education 2 ***** $54,000 $54,000 *****
Psychology 2 ***** $62,000 $62,000 *****
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