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The resources below provide information on post-graduation employment and graduate/professional school enrollment for NC State baccalaureate alumni. This information includes average salaries by major field of study.

NC State's "Future Plans Survey"

The Future Plans Survey, developed and administered by NC State's Office of Institutional Research and Planning, collects detailed information about post-graduation employment and plans for further education from graduating seniors. The data are collected in the weeks immediately before and after commencement. Results reported here reflect the starting salaries of those who had accepted a job offer as of the time they completed the survey. Extensive information on post-graduation employment and graduate/professional school attendance is available online.

NC Tower

NC Tower provides graphs and tables of in-depth information on employment rates, wages, and ongoing higher education enrollment of graduates from the North Carolina Community College System and from the University of North Carolina system schools. NC Tower includes data on former UNC students who are working in roughly 90% of all jobs in North Carolina. Note: The database EXCLUDES information for graduates who:

  • are self-employed
  • work for the federal government, including the military, or
  • work outside of North Carolina.