2012 Undergraduate Senior Survey Results

Career Fair

Response Rates

  • September 2012 Response Rate: 622/723=86.0%
  • May 2012 608/723=84.1%

 

N

TOTAL CLASS

RESPONDENTS ONLY

SEEKING ONLY

Placed

400

55%

64%

75%

Still Seeking

136

19%

22%

25%

Not Seeking

86

12%

14%

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No Info

101

14%

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Salary Data

Smith School of Business Undergraduate Average Salary

  • September 2012: $52,878 (of respondents reported salary N= 308)
  • May 2012: $52,885

2012 Business Major National Average

  • $51,541 (Source: NACE Salary Survey, September 2012)

Average Signing Bonus 2012

  • September 2012: $11,093

Average Salary by Major

Major

Respondents Reporting Salary

Sept 2012 Average Salary

National Average Salaries*

May 2012 Average Salary

Accounting

101

$53,706

$50,400

$54,079

Finance

78

$56,226

$52,800

$56,324

Information Systems

19

$57,763

N/A

$57,763

International Business

15

$43,667

$32,900

$43,667

Management

4

$38,700

51,300

$39,100

Management Entrepreneurship*

3

$33,333

N/A

$33,333

Marketing

47

$48,298

$52,000

$48,298

Operations Mgmt.

14

$53,750

N/A

$54,625

Supply Chain

N/A

$53,463

N/A

$54,540

*Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Salary Survey September 2012. N/A indicates that NACE did not report an average starting salary for this major in September of 2012.

Geographic Location Where Students Found Jobs  

Location

May & September 2012

Northeast (Includes ME, VT, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA

15%

Mid-Atlantic (Includes PA, MD, DC, VA, WV, DE)

76%

South (NC, SC, KY, TN, GA, FL, AL, AR, LA, MS)

3%

Southwest (CO, AZ, TX, OK, NM)

1%

Mid-West (WI, MO, KS, IA, MN, NE, MI, OH, IN, ND, SD, IL)

4

West (WA, TX, CA, HI, OR, AK, UT, NV, WY)

8

Islands/Territories (VI)

0