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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, 2014-15

 

Major Average pay Max Pay Min Pay
Chemical $19.05 $29.00 $10.00
Civil $12.31 $15.00 $8.50
Computer Science $17.43 $28.13 $10.00
Electrical $17.53 $28.15 $12.00
ETM $16.12 $23.10 $10.00
Industrial $17.77 $25.00 $10.50
Mechanical $17.79 $40.00 $9.45

 

 

2015 average starting salary for engineering and technology bachelor’s degree graduates nationwide

 

Major Average starting salary
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering $63,001
Aviation $42,600
Agricultural Engineering $52,950
Architectural Engineering $54,075
Biological/Biosystems Engineering $55,690
Biomedical/Medical Engineering $58,939
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering $59,922
Chemical Engineering $67,830
Civil Engineering $55,114
Computer Engineering $65,497
Computer Science $65,637
Construction Engineering $51,179
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering $66,960
Engineering Physics $66,000
Engineering Science $64,480
Engineering Technology $56,527
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering $56,000
Geological/Geophysical Engineering $53,136
Industrial Engineering $60,933
Materials Engineering $63,115
Mechanical Engineering $63,749
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering $66,237
Metallurgical Engineering $63,614
Mining and Mineral Engineering $67,740
Nuclear Engineering $60,164
Ocean Engineering $54,952
Petroleum Engineering $83,159
Polymer/Plastics Engineering $55,669
Systems Engineering $62,266