Spring 2016 Career and Salary Data Now Available

The Office of Assessment is pleased to announce that the Career and Salary Survey now includes data for BS and MS graduates from Spring 2016. The survey was administered online to 2,865 BS- and MS-level students who were scheduled to graduate in Spring 2016.  PhD data for AY 2016 is scheduled to be added later this summer.

A total of 1,450 students completed the survey, for a response rate of 50.6%. The BS response rate was 60.2%, while the MS response rate was 31.1%. The survey results are representative of the GT graduating population for each degree level by sex, college, ethnicity, and citizenship.

Highlights from the Spring 2016 Career and Salary Survey:

  • The percentage of job-seeking Georgia Tech BS recipients who reported having a job at graduation was 78.7%, up from a low of 67.2% in 2012.
  • Placement among job-seeking Master’s degree recipients has remained relatively stable for the past three years, with placement at 72.5% in 2016.
  • Median reported salaries for Georgia Tech graduates have steadily increased to $68,000 for BS recipients in Spring 2016 from $62,000 in Spring 2012.
  • For MS recipients, median salaries have remained stable, though they are up slightly at $90,000 for Spring 2016 Graduates.
  • Of the Georgia Tech BS graduates, 22.9% plan to pursue further education.
  • Over 86% of GT students who responded to the Career and Salary survey remained certain they would select Georgia Tech again to attend college. Approximately 85% of GT student respondents would recommend their program to future students who wanted to major in their field.

Additional results from the survey are available in the Office of Assessment’s survey data warehouse: < www.adors.gatech.edu >.  Students may access the salary reports at:  < http://b.gatech.edu/1Tsp67O >.

If you have any questions about these data, you may contact Joe Ludlum at < joe.ludlum@gatech.edu >.

Summer/Fall 2015 Career and Salary Survey Results

Based on your feedback, the Office of Assessment is pleased to announce two new features to the Career and Salary Survey results page in ADORS—the Office of Assessment’s survey data warehouse: < www.adors.gatech.edu >.

  • New menu selection—once you select the Career and Salary Survey and the report (Means, Frequencies, or Salary Report), you may then select the graduation term(s) to be reported.
  • Multiple semesters—you may combine the data into a larger pool of responses by selecting multiple semesters [CNTRL + click]. The Salary Report, which can be accessed directly by students, also offers this new function.

Additionally, the results of the Summer/Fall 2015 Career and Salary Survey have been added to ADORs. The survey was administered online to 2,778 BS- and MS-level students who were scheduled to graduate in Summer and Fall 2015.

A total of 1,338 students completed the survey, for a response rate of 49.3%. The BS response rate was 57.6%, while the MS response rate was 39.8%. The survey results are representative of the GT graduating population by gender, college, and citizenship. MS results are also representative by ethnicity.

Highlights from the Summer/Fall 2015 Career and Salary Survey:

  • The percentage of job-seeking Georgia Tech BS recipients who reported having a job at graduation was 71.5%, up from a low of 58.6% in 2011.
  • Placement among job-seeking Master’s degree recipients has remained relatively stable for the past three years, with placement at 72.3% in 2015.
  • Median reported salaries for Georgia Tech graduates have steadily increased to $67,000 for BS recipients in Summer/Fall 2015 from $60,000 in Fall 2011.
  • For MS recipients, median salaries have been stable for the past few years, at $86,000 for Summer/Fall 2015 Graduates.
  • Of the Georgia Tech BS graduates, 14.5% plan to pursue further education.
  • Over 86% of GT students who responded to the Career and Salary survey remained certain they would select Georgia Tech again to attend college. Approximately 88% of GT student respondents would recommend their program to future students who wanted to major in their field.

Additional results from the survey are available in the Office of Assessment’s survey data warehouse: < www.adors.gatech.edu >.  Students may access the salary reports at:  < http://b.gatech.edu/1Tsp67O >.

If you have any questions about these data, you may contact Joe Ludlum at < joe.ludlum@gatech.edu >.

Spring 2015 Career and Salary Survey

The Office of Assessment is pleased to announce the results of the Spring 2015 Career and Salary Survey.

The survey was administered online to 2,663 BS- and MS-level students scheduled to graduate in the Spring semester.

A total of 1,154 students completed the survey for a response rate of 44.4%. The BS-level response rate was 50.9%, while the MS-level response rate was 29.2%. The survey results are representative of the GT graduating population by gender, ethnicity, college, and citizenship.

Among the highlights from the Spring 2015 survey:

  • The percentage of job-seeking Georgia Tech BS recipients who reported employment at graduation was 73.7%, up from 63.4% in Spring 2011.
  • Placement among job-seeking Master’s degree recipients has remained stable for the past three years; 70.2% in Spring 2015.
  • Median reported salaries for Georgia Tech graduates have increased to $65,000 for BS recipients in Spring 2015 compared to $60,350 in Spring 2011.
  • Median salary for MS recipients was $80,000 compared to $75,000 in Spring 2011.
  • Of the Georgia Tech BS graduates, 19% plan to pursue further education, down from 25% pursuing further education in Spring 2011.
  • Over 85% of responding students would “probably” or “definitely” select Georgia Tech again, and 83% would recommend their programs to future students who want to major in their fields.

Detailed results of the survey are available in the Office of Assessment’s survey data warehouse: http://www.adors.gatech.edu.  Students may access the salary reports at: https://webapps.gatech.edu/cfcampus/adors/commencement/salary_report.cfm.

If you have any questions about these data, please contact Jon Gordon at jon.gordon@gatech.edu.

Fall 2014 Career and Salary Survey Results

The Office of Assessment is pleased to announce the results of the Summer/Fall 2014 Career and Salary Survey.

The survey was administered online to 2,450 BS- and MS-level students who were scheduled to graduate in Summer/Fall 2014. Due to the relatively small number of summer graduates, and the shift of summer graduates into fall commencement, results combine summer and fall semester data. Results for Ph.D. recipients from the Survey of Earned Doctorates are forthcoming.

A total of 1,175 students completed the survey for a response rate of 47.9%. The BS-level response rate was 57.7%, while the MS-level response rate was 35.3%. The survey results are representative of the GT graduating population by college, gender, ethnicity, and citizenship. Some specific results and comparisons with the results from three years ago are featured below.

Trends from the Summer/Fall 2014 survey indicate:

  • The percentage of job-seeking Georgia Tech BS recipients who report having a job at graduation was 67.5%, up from 58.6% in Fall 2011.
  • Placement among Master’s degree recipients was 73.7%, up from 68.8% in Fall 2011.
  • 15.5% of Georgia Tech BS graduates and 15.9% of MS graduates plan to pursue further education.
  • In Summer/Fall 2014, 14.3% of Georgia Tech graduates were hired by engineering companies, 12.7% by consulting, 9.2% by computing and information science, 5.2% by software design firms and 5% by the manufacturing industry.
  • Median reported salaries for Georgia Tech graduates have steadily increased to $65,000 for BS recipients and to $85,000 for MS recipients for Summer/Fall 2014, up from $60,000 and $80,000 in Fall 2011, respectively.
  • Of the graduating students, 82.8% were certain they would select Georgia Tech again if they had to choose over and 85.4% would recommend their program to future students who wanted to major in their field.

Results of the survey are available in the Office of Assessment’s survey data warehouse: < www.adors.gatech.edu >.  Students may access the salary reports at: < https://webapps.gatech.edu/cfcampus/adors/commencement/salary_report.cfm >.

If you have any questions about these data, please contact Dr. Joe Ludlum at <joe.ludlum@gatech.edu>.

Spring 2014 Career and Salary Survey Results

The Office of Assessment is pleased to announce the results of the Spring 2014 Career and Salary Survey.

The survey was administered online to 2,701 BS- and MS-level students who were scheduled to graduate in Spring 2014.

A total of 1,207 students completed the survey for a response rate of 44.7%. The BS-level response rate was 49.1%, while the MS-level response rate was slightly lower at 34.3%. The survey results are representative of the GT graduating population by gender, college, and citizenship.

Trends from the Spring 2014 survey indicate:

  • The percentage of job-seeking Georgia Tech BS recipients who reported having a job at graduation in Spring 2014 was 67.9%, up solidly from a low of 53.3% in Spring 2010.
  • Placement among job-seeking Master’s degree recipients was 69.3%, up from a five-year low of 55.7% in Spring 2009.
  • Median reported salaries for Georgia Tech graduates have steadily increased to $64,000 for BS recipients in Spring 2014 from the market low of $55,000 in Spring 2011.
  • For MS recipients, median salaries rose to $79,500 for Spring 2014, up from $70,000 in Spring 2011.
  • Of the Georgia Tech BS graduates, 25% plan to pursue further education.
  • Over 85% of students who took the Career and Salary survey remained certain they would select Georgia Tech again to attend college and approximately 83% would recommend their program to future students who wanted to major in their field.

Results of the survey are available in the Office of Assessment’s survey data warehouse: <www.adors.gatech.edu>.  Students may access the salary reports at:
<https://webapps.gatech.edu/cfcampus/adors/commencement/salary_report.cfm>.

If you have any questions about these data, please contact Jon Gordon at <jon.gordon@gatech.edu>.

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