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Co-ops + Careers

Co-ops and careers

Start creating for good before you graduate and get a competitive edge with real-world work experience through a co-op or internship assignment. Our Cooperative Education and Internship Program offers you the chance to earn a salary, course credit and work experience by alternating semesters of study with on-site work at one of more than 200 employers. The Russ College provides a scholarship for this during summer semesters. Find out more by contacting Director of Professional Experiences Dean Pidcock at 740.593.0894.

 

 

 

Russ College co-op + intern average wages, 2015-16
Major Average pay Max Pay Min Pay
Chemical $19.76 $28.85 $9.00
Civil $13.65 $20.00 $8.50
Computer Science $20.50 $29.57 $15.00
Electrical $18.70 $28.85 $13.00
ETM $16.83 $22.35 $11.00
Industrial $21.76 $28.00 $12.50
Mechanical $18.56 $35.48 $10.00

 

 

2016 NACE Salary Survey - average starting salary for engineering and technology bachelor’s degree graduates nationwide
Major Average starting salary
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering $67,658
Aviation $40,000
Agricultural Engineering $51,422
Architectural Engineering $61,050
Biological/Biosystems Engineering $56,581
Biomedical/Medical Engineering $57,257
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering $61,200
Chemical Engineering $65,782
Civil Engineering $57,368
Computer Engineering $68,820
Computer Science $75,191
Construction Engineering $55,401
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering $67,593
Engineering Mechanics $57,994
Engineering Physics $52,482
Engineering Science $56,750
Engineering Technology $58,681
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering $49,217
Geological/Geophysical Engineering $56,309
Industrial Engineering $56,364
Materials Engineering $58,410
Mechanical Engineering $62,239
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering $80,859
Metallurgical Engineering $65,924
Mining and Mineral Engineering $66,250
Nuclear Engineering $54,351
Ocean Engineering $54,952
Petroleum Engineering $74,996
Polymer/Plastics Engineering $61,893
Systems Engineering $59,992