The NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Winter 2016 Salary Survey is out. It reports starting salaries (excluding: bonuses, fringe benefits, and commissions).
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) graduates are expected to receive the highest salaries according to the NACE Job Outlook 2016 survey. Of these majors, engineering students are expected to be the most highly paid, with an average salary projection of $64,891. This is a up 3% in pay from engineering graduates from the Class of 2015. Take a look at some of the median starting salaries of the Class of 2016.
Median Starting salaries by Academic Major:
Agriculture and Natural Resources: $52,000
Communication Majors: $45,000
Computer Science: $65,000
Mathematics and Science:$55,000
A Note of Caution – Don’t View this in a Vacuum: