Impressive Rise in Starting Salary for Class of 2022 Graduates!
Hey there, future leaders! 🌟 We’ve got some exciting news for you. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently spilled the beans on the average starting salary for recent grads, and the numbers are looking up!
$60K Reasons to Celebrate
For our Class of 2022 buddies with a bachelor’s degree, there’s a reason to celebrate. Your average starting salary has jumped by a whopping 7.4%, landing at a cool $60,028. That’s a big jump since 2021, when graduates’ average salaries were $55,911.
Why Are Salaries Rising?
Why the sudden boost? Well, after the Class of 2021 saw a modest rise due to the pandemic’s aftermath, the Class of 2022 is reaping the benefits of a job market hungry for fresh talent. In fact, employers were so eager to get you on board that they planned a hiring increase of 31.6%!
Top Salaries for Tech, Engineering, & Math Grads
The tech-savvy among you – especially in computer and information sciences – lead the pack with an average starting salary of $86,964. Engineering and math enthusiasts, you’re not far behind with salaries over $75,000! 🚀
What About the Class of 2023?
Stay tuned for more insights on the Class of 2022’s career journey, and for updates on Class of 2023 data. And, while you’re here, don’t forget to check out our blog for help with career development, interview tips, and more. Let’s get to work…
*Source: Summer 2023 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers https://www.naceweb.org/about-us/press/e80aa890-cba9-4206-875b-32f00d29a6e5.