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College Grads Earn Higher Starting Salaries

The starting salaries for the college Class of 2011 increased by 2.3%, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Bachelor’s degree graduates earned an average salary of $41, 701 from their first post-graduation job.

While graduates in the engineering and computer sciences disciplines had the largest overall increase, all disciplines saw at least a 1% increase. The average starting salary for engineering graduates is $61,872 and $60,594 for Computer Science majors.

An executive summary of NACE’s Winter 2012 report is available at www.naceweb.org/research/Salary_Survey/.

About NACE
Since 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has been the leading source of information about the employment of college graduates. For more information, visit www.naceweb.org. NACE maintains a virtual press room for the media at www.naceweb.org/pressreleases/.

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