Average Salary by Degree Level for All State System Graduates

Degree Level 2002-03 Graduates (After Five Years) 2003-04 Graduates (After Five Years) 2004-05 Graduates (After Five Years) 2006-07 Graduates (After One Year) 2007-08 Graduates
(After One Year)
2008-09 Graduates
(After One Year)
Certificate $24,662 $23,116 $22,265 $20,229 $18,317 $18,827
Associate in Applied Science $40,791 $40,033 $41,302 $35,121 $34,355 $35,161
Associate in Arts/Science $27,738 $26,251 $27,394 $17,528 $17,291 $16,871
Bachelor $41,817 $39,840 $40,654 $27,376 $26,710 $25,666
Master $50,874 $52,269 $52,317 $44,320 $43,056 $43,280
Professional $90,944 $97,428 $96,272 $62,915 $59,139 $57,939
Doctoral $63,540 $63,113 $61,153 $45,886 $44,818 $47,720

 

Average Annual Salaries1 of State System Graduates;  Employed in Oklahoma; One and Five Years After Graduation.
This bar graph displays the average salaries for 2004-05 graduates after five years and for 2008-09 graduates after one year, by degree level. Certificates:  $18,827 after one year; $22,265 after five years.
Associate in Applied Science:  $35,161 after one year; $41,302 after five years.
Associate in Arts or Science:  $16,871 after one year; $27,394 after five years.
Batchelor's:  $25,666 after one year; $40,654 after five years.
Master's:  $43,280 after one year; $52,317 after five years.
Professional:  $57,939 after one year; $96,272 after five years.
Doctoral:  $47,720 after one year; $61,153 after five years.
Footnote:  Salaries are annualized based on last quarter earnings from a single employer.  Includes all employee records, regardless of full- or part-time status.