Starting Salaries for Master’s Degree Students

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Mar 17, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) has published its Winter 2016 Salary survey for those with Master’s Degrees. Below is real data of median income salaries from hiring companies who reported back to NACE.

As with all other salary information, the salary itself does not tell the whole story on earnings. If you are contemplating pursuing a master’s degree for your next step, know the following elements must be considered:

  1. What can you do with that master’s degree?
  2. How long and how difficult will it be to secure employment in the field?
  3. Then the compensation itself. 
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Salary Survey - Starting Salaries By Academic Major 2016

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Tue, Mar 15, 2016 @ 09:13 AM

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.

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Starting Salaries for Master's Degree Graduates

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Mon, Nov 02, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

NACE has published its Fall Salary Survey and here are the median starting salaries for those with a master’s degree by major. These are NOT estimates; this is real data from hiring companies reporting back to NACE.

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