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Salaries in the United States

April 17, 2024

EasyUni Staff

Salaries for class of 2012 college grads are up to 3.4% over the pay of those who graduated a year earlier, according to a survey. The survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed the average salary of new grads at $44,455. It was the best year-over-year rise in starting salary since the class of 2008.

The typical salary ranges from $36,988 for humanities and social sciences graduates to $61,913 for those who emerged with an engineering degree. Computer science majors were a close second to their engineering classmates with an average salary of $59,221. Salaries vary depending on the job and at the same time let’s not neglect the fact that different positions might be paid a different salary.  Since United States has 50 states it’s also very depends on which state you would like to work in.

Average Salaries of job with Related Titles for FRESH GRADUATES

US (dollars )

Banquet Captain


Advertising Promotions Manager


Float Chef


Accounting Grad


Program Analyst


Human Resources Specialist


Sales Manager


Aeronautical Information Specialist



This chart above shows a rough estimation of the salary figures. They differ since fresh graduates can get different salaries under different titles. An average college graduate salary can vary greatly due to company, location, industry, experience and benefits. 

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