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Salaries

Below are salary averages reported by NC State May 2012 graduates.  The Future Plans Survey is conducted during the weeks surrounding commencement each year.

Use salary averages as a guide.  Actual offers will depend upon your profile (degree level, major, GPA, experience, leadership), the employer’s profile (industry, size, location, benefits) and demand.   An additional helpful source is glassdoor.

INTERNSHIPS

Rising sophomores through seniors $10.00-16.00 per hour
Rising sophomores $12.00-18.00 per hour
Rising juniors $14.00-20.00 per hour
Rising seniors $16.00-22.00 per hour
Masters students $17.00 – 28.00 per hour

ENTRY-LEVEL JOBS — bachelors degree

College of Design
Architecture $40,000
Art + Design $33,750
Graphic Design $46,818
Industrial Design **
Landscape Architecture **
College of Education
Business & Marketing **
Elementary $28,333
French or Spanish **
Language Arts **
Mathematics $36,500
Science $36,500
Social Studies **
Technology Education $36,500
College of Engineering
Aerospace $55,511
Biological **
Biomedical $60,833
Chemical $67,616
Civil $50,492
Computer $66,161
Computer Science $59,393
Construction **
Electrical $66,161
Environmental **
Industrial $54,688
Materials **
Mechanical $55,511
Mechatronics **
Nuclear $49,821
Paper Science $65, 500
Textile **
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Africana Studies **
Anthropology **
Arts Application **
Communication $30,074
Criminology **
English $17,500
Foreign Languages $46,250
History $31,750
International Studies **
Philosophy **
Political Science $40,000
Psychology $30,114
Religious Studies **
Science, Technology & Soc. **
Social Work **
Sociology $25,000
Women/Gender Studies **
College of Management
Accounting $50,313
Economics $50,833
Management $46,887
College of Natural Resources
Environmental Science **
Environmental Technology **
Fisheries & Wildlife **
Forest Management $25,357
Natural Resources $31,563
Parks, Recreation, Tourism $22,279
Wood Products $62,639
College of Sciences
Chemistry $43,250
Environmental Science **
Geology **
Marine Science **
Mathematics $57,750
Meteorology **
Physics **
Statistics $45,250

ENTRY-LEVEL JOBS – masters degree

Salary increase above BA/BS $5,000.-10,000.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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