Salary & Negotiating

Salary Information

The NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Salary Survey comes out quarterly and is available in the Career Center Resource Library. The following employers account for the greatest number of job offers and the average salary for Bachelor Degree candidates.  

 

Agricultural Business Management                       

$55,752

Accounting 

$57,511

Business Administration/Management

$57,657

Chemical Engineering

$72,885

Civil Engineering

$65,977

Communications 

$52,056

Computer Science     

$68,778

Electrical/Electronics Engineering

$71,635

 

 

Finance

$58,464

Marketing/ Marketing Management

$56,186

Mechanical Engineering

$70,329

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies

$56,000

Psychology

$57,000

Negotiating

The salary negotiation phase of the job search, although necessary is probably the most frightening aspect for young professionals.

Research

Remember that the employer is not offering you a salary based on your personal financial needs.

Salary Resources