MORE JOBS, SAME PAY
USA Today reports that 1996 college graduates will have an easier time finding jobs. According to a Michigan State University survey of 527 businesses, industries and governmental agencies, the number of college graduates finding jobs will increase by 4.7 percent. But more jobs doesn't mean more pay. Starting salaries are up only about half a percentage point since last year. The survey also found that chemical engineers ($41,182), mechanical engineers ($37,265) and electrical engineers ($36,706) have the best average starting salaries. Journalists racked up the lowest starting salary at $20,154.
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Publication information: Article title: Keeping Up. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Vocational Education Journal. Volume: 71. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 1996. Page number: 14+. © 2007 Association for Career and Technical Education. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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