National Assocation of Colleges and Employers Releases Salary Survey
May 12, 2009
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Salary Survey shows the overall average starting salary for a 2009 bachelor’s degree graduate stands at $48,515.
Chemical engineering graduates average offer is $65,403. Computer engineering graduates posted a 1.8 percent increase, pushing their average salary offer to $61,017. Computer science major graduates current starting salary offer is $57,693.
NACE monitors the job market for new college graduates throughout the year and will release its next salary report for the college Class of 2009 in July. Salary Survey is a quarterly report of starting salary offers to new college graduates in 70 disciplines at the bachelor's degree level. The survey compiles data from college and university career services offices nationwide. Salary Survey is issued in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, with the Fall issue serving as the year-end report. (Salaries reported in this press release reflect offers to bachelor’s degree candidates.)
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