NC State's Future Plans Survey Results

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University Quick Facts

How Many Reported Salary? 630
Average Reported Salary $86,583
Median Reported Salary $87,500
College with highest reported salary: College of Engineering
Avg reported salary for this college: $101,413
Median reported salary for this college: $100,000

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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: Masters'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
115 68 59.1% 26 26 26 $60,962 $60,000
College of Design
59 35 59.3% 1 11 11 $52,955 $52,500
College of Education
211 131 62.1% 18 66 50 $54,200 $47,500
College of Engineering
592 384 64.9% 33 260 230 $101,413 $100,000
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
245 145 59.2% 24 53 48 $57,344 $52,500
College of Natural Resources
60 35 58.3% 3 24 24 $63,958 $62,500
College of Sciences
98 63 64.3% 23 20 19 $85,658 $77,500
Poole College of Management
208 129 62.0% 3 116 110 $86,659 $72,500
Provost's Office - Institute for Advanced Analytics
118 114 96.6% 0 108 107 $99,065 $97,500
Wilson College of Textiles
23 13 56.5% 6 5 5 $59,500 $72,500
University Total
Total
1,732 1,117 64.5% 142 689 630 $86,583 $87,500

*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.