Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Last Report on Salary Stats for Class of 2016


According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, "The overall average starting salary for a Class of 2016 bachelor’s degree graduate stands at $50,359, in comparison, Class of 2015 bachelor’s degree graduates closed out with an average starting salary of $50,219. As these data indicate, starting salaries are holding steady, with a gain of less than 1 percent."

For undergraduate majors relevant to WSU Global Campus students, the salaries for "graduates earning bachelor’s degrees in business stand at $52,047, which is in line with the overall increase for all graduates. The average starting salary for graduates in the social sciences and health sciences is also on the rise and is up 14 percent from last year’s average of $40,964 to $46,749. Graduates earning bachelor’s degrees in psychology also have higher starting salaries than their Class of 2015 counterparts. Their overall average is $36,548, which is up 5 percent over last year’s average of $34 801."

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