Management information systems majors are expected to be the top-paid Class of 2016 business graduates at the bachelor’s degree level.

NACE’s Winter 2016 Salary Survey found that management information systems majors are projected to earn an average starting salary of $56,846.

Also expected to surpass the $50,000 mark among this year’s graduates are logistics/supply chain, actuarial science, economics, finance, accounting, business administration/management, and sales majors.

Figure 1: Projected salaries for Class of 2016 business majors, bachelor’s degrees

Academic Major Mean Median
Management information systems $56,846 $60,000
Logistics/supply chain $55,246 $55,000
Actuarial science $54,833 $55,000
Economics $53,673 $54,000
Finance $53,499 $54,040
Accounting $52,405 $54,000
Business administration/management $51,831 $50,250
Sales $50,122 $50,000

Source: Winter 2016 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.

Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.