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Average Salary by Degree/Major Subject for State: California

State: California
Salary by Degree
Degree/Major Subject
Salary Data (?
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Bachelor's Degree
32061 salaries
$40,481 - $126,000  
   
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
4201 salaries
$55,592 - $168,535  
Associate's Degree
3690 salaries
$35,707 - $98,073  
Doctorate (PhD)
2217 salaries
$62,854 - $160,543  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Science (CS)
1583 salaries
$57,932 - $145,951  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
1132 salaries
$52,674 - $157,988  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Administration
1083 salaries
$41,304 - $118,818  
Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS)
953 salaries
$75,011 - $154,128  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication
943 salaries
$35,831 - $104,046  
Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM)
855 salaries
$57,074 - $191,279  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Economics
825 salaries
$40,485 - $125,716  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Mechanical Engineering (ME)
812 salaries
$55,082 - $130,764  
Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE)
716 salaries
$72,956 - $151,514  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology
669 salaries
$36,103 - $99,937  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Electrical Engineering (EE)
664 salaries
$61,224 - $150,908  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Management
638 salaries
$42,115 - $125,633  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Accounting
616 salaries
$44,611 - $125,585  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business Administration
568 salaries
$41,865 - $126,198  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance
533 salaries
$61,892 - $180,396  
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
524 salaries
$40,519 - $121,311  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Political Science (PolySci)
486 salaries
$36,979 - $114,331  
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
471 salaries
$38,346 - $118,888  
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
412 salaries
$69,325 - $288,374  
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Mechanical Engineering (ME)
378 salaries
$55,326 - $136,157  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Sociology
374 salaries
$35,867 - $115,429  
Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS)
373 salaries
$71,675 - $149,031  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Biology
351 salaries
$39,011 - $120,546  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management
341 salaries
$56,507 - $177,020  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Finance
335 salaries
$47,982 - $119,453  
Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration
335 salaries
$40,267 - $122,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54,587

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