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More Employers Plan to Hire Recent College Graduates in 2012

More than half of employers (54%) say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, according to a new study from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com. This is an increase from the past three years.

When asked about salary, most employers reported that they plan to pay between $30,000 and $40,000, and a significant portion (28%) say they will extend offers exceeding $50,000.

The college majors in top demand include business, computer and information sciences and engineering.

This survey including more than 2,300 hiring managers and human resources professionals and was conducted online in collaboration with Harris Interactive®.