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Masters Degrees by Salary

Obviously salary ranges depend on the profession. It's an accepted reality that a master's degree in almost any field will result in an increased income over the life of a career. There are statistics that suggest this rule of thumb doesn't necessarily apply for some liberal arts degrees, but on the other hand there are many graduates with master's degrees that got into lucrative careers because of their graduate status. An MA in English or graphic arts can lead to careers in communications or advertising. For the following categories there is little doubt about the financial advantages of graduate education. All salary figures are taken from Payscale.com.

Master degree Salary Articles

The Master of Public Health degree grows in versatility every year. It has developed a similar level of popularity among health professionals as the MPA has among public sector professionals who wish to move into management ranks. Public health is also a fast growing industry, as private healthcare moves beyond...
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Master of Counseling Career Salaries Professional counselors work in schools, social service agencies, mental health programs, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers and in private practice. Salaries range across the board, from the modest pay scales for many social work positions to the lucrative careers that private marriage and family therapy practitioners...
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Master of Computer Science Salaries Individuals that persevere through the completion of a Master of Computer Science program usually do well once they enter the job market - although the right career opportunity may not always present itself immediately. It was not long ago that a bachelor's in computer science, computer...
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Masters in Project Management Salaries The salary ranges for this job title vary from industry to industry. There are project managers in information technology, in engineering, construction, architecture, and in various business functions and sectors. A project management expert for a multinational corporation might specialize in international mergers with newly acquired...
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Masters in Health Care Administration Salaries The MHA is another degree that can land a graduate in a variety of business environments and settings. There are some positions available in the insurance sector, for professionals interested in case management or regulatory compliance management for third party payors. There is a multitude...
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Masters in Management Salaries This is a degree that matches up hundreds of occupations. It is impossible to establish a salary range for the degree itself, but there are salary figures available for some of the jobs that a Master of Management graduate is eligible for. We have listed some of...
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Master of Science in Nursing Salaries The MSN workforce has traditionally been defined by four to six areas of specialization, all of which have developed their own subspecialties. In advanced practice clinical nursing some of these specializations are quite sophisticated, leading to jobs - and salaries - that are at a...
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Master of Arts in Teaching Salary Teaching salaries vary greatly among states and within states, among the various school districts. The one constant for almost all teaching positions is that teachers who hold a master's degree get paid more than their counterparts who completed their teaching education with a bachelor's...
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Masters in Education Salaries To the extent that the Masters in Education leads to a teaching position, the median salaries are dictated in most cases by state mandate, by seniority and by the teaching assignment. High school teachers make a little more than middle school teachers, and special education teachers are...
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Masters in Finance Salaries There is no one salary range that can be assigned to this collegiate degree. In most cases the degree is a MBA with a specialization in Finance because that's how the graduate programs in finance are managed at most universities. The MBA is one of the most...
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