NC State's Future Plans Survey Results

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University Quick Facts

How Many Reported Salary? 936
Average Reported Salary $54,734
Median Reported Salary $56,250
College with highest reported salary: College of Engineering
Avg reported salary for this college: $70,891
Median reported salary for this college: $71,250

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After selecting a college or academic program, charts and tables will provide detailed information from the most recent NC State Future Plans Survey, including the number of graduates going on to grad/professional school, the number accepting full time employment, and the average starting salary .

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Summary of All Colleges: Bachelor's Degree Recipients

Detailed Breakdown
College
May 2021
Graduates
Grads.
Survey
Respondents
Resp.
Response
Rate
Resp.
Rate
Attending
Grad/Prof School
Grad
School
Accepted
Full Time Job
FT
Job
Reporting
Salary
Salary
Resp.
Avg. Starting
Salary
Avg.
Salary
Median Starting
Salary
Med.
Salary
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
432 195 45.1% 72 82 67 $38,228 $36,250
College of Design
96 51 53.1% 6 29 22 $53,864 $51,250
College of Education
119 74 62.2% 11 33 25 $40,050 $41,250
College of Engineering
1024 603 58.9% 151 334 306 $70,891 $71,250
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
749 307 41.0% 121 92 85 $46,294 $41,250
College of Natural Resources
215 88 40.9% 16 42 32 $46,016 $43,750
College of Sciences
516 251 48.6% 126 69 55 $43,977 $41,250
Poole College of Management
661 293 44.3% 69 180 160 $57,305 $58,750
Wilson College of Textiles
166 75 45.2% 18 38 31 $48,226 $51,250
University Total
Total
3,978 1,937 48.7% 505 1,057 936 $54,734 $56,250

*Note: Statistics on salary information are provided only for departments and academic programs in which two or more respondents reported their salary.

**Note: Departments and academic programs in which no student conferred a degree in the semester of the survey's administration are not displayed in the list above.