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Fresh Graduates

OUR GRADUATES FIND JOBS FASTER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE AT COMPETITIVE WAGES 1 70 % of recent graduates were employed within six months of graduation compared to 64 % nationally . 50 % are employed fulltime compared to 58 % nationally . For those employed full-time , salaries are in line with those reported for recent graduates from all socioeconomic backgrounds , averaging $ 51,250 compared to $ 50,253 . 1 Of the 30 % who were not employed at the six month mark , 9 % were in graduate school 2 and 7 % found a job within a year , which leaves 14 % still searching for employment 10 months after college graduation .
COLLEGE TRACK • POST-COLLEGE OUTCOMES
Bachelor ’ s degree holders employed within six months of graduation
68 %
62 %
70 %
70 %
** National average
More College Track graduates have a job within 6 months
higher than the national average of 64 %
Before 2015
N = 120
2015
2016
N = 34
N = 40
College Graduation Year
2017
N = 57
Fewer have a full-time job :
50 % vs . 58 % nationally
* Number of survey respondents ** SOURCE : NACE , First Destination Survey : 2014 to 2017
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