Where will you and other members of the Class of 2013 land after graduation? If you’re not planning to pursue an advanced degree, you’re probably headed for the work force. Below are the top five industries taking entry-level hires from the Class of 2013, some of the majors they are hiring from, and the average salary those new hires are being paid.
Top-Hiring Industries and Top Majors Hired
2013 Average Salary
|Biological Sciences/Life Sciences||$38,900|
|Elementary Teacher Education||$39,600|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|
|Healthcare and Social Assistance|
|Health and Related Sciences||$44,300|
|Federal, State, and Local Governments|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections||$36,300|
|Finance and Insurance|
Source: April 2013 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.
For more information on the job market and how to connect with employers who are hiring new college graduates, go to your career center for help.
Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.