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Starting Salaries Up

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Starting salaries for recent graduates have gone up in the past year. Various engineering fields are at the top of the list.

The starting salary for my current field, accounting, is up 6.1% at 43,003. Teaching, my previous occupation and the field for which I originally spent many years in education, is up 0.9% at $30,793.

My father’s field, evironmental engineering, is likely closely matched to industrial engineering. The starting salary for that major is up 7.7% to $49,567.

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avatar mmb

woohoo! my discipline came in first! I don’t know why I am so ecstatic though since I have nothing to do with chem. e. anymore. I guess this is a good sign overall for the economy.

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