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/.
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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