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Posted December 31, 2013 by

High-demand Careers Open Doors to Entry-Level Employment

Smiling male student holding graduation certificate

Smiling male student holding graduation certificate. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Laying the groundwork for gainful employment doesn’t start after graduation.  On the contrary, students planning well-ahead for job roles are those landing on their feet with job offers following school.  And what you study matters most, since some degrees are in high demand.

College students aren’t always ready to commit to careers and educational choices at the beginning of their college experiences.  As a result, many pursue general credentials during the early years, waiting for inspiration to guide them into degree programs.  While the approach works for some, others are left unprepared following graduation. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2013 by

Average Starting Salary for Grads With Bachelor’s Degrees Rises 2.4 Percent

There is good news for 2013 college graduates with bachelor’s degrees concerning starting salaries for their entry level jobs.

The overall average starting salary for Class of 2013 college graduates earning bachelor’s degrees has increased 2.4 percent over last year, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

NACE’s September 2013 Salary Survey found that the average starting salary for Class of 2013 college graduates stands at $45,327, up from the average salary of $44,259 for Class of 2012 graduates. (more…)

Posted September 07, 2012 by

Starting Salaries Up 1.7% to $44,259 for Class of 2012

Marilyn Mackes of the National Association of Colleges and EmployersClass of 2012 bachelor’s degree graduates are better paid than their Class of 2011 counterparts, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

In its September 2012 Salary Survey, NACE reports that the overall average salary for Class of 2012 bachelor’s degree graduates inched upward 1.7 percent to $44,259 from the overall average of $43,521 posted by the Class of 2011. (more…)