Undergraduate Career Services

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Career Landings

The below data represents the major findings from the University Senior Exit Survey conducted by the Drexel University Office of Planning and Institutional Research for the graduating class of 2018 (graduated March to June 2018) based on a 95.5% response rate (467 of 489 graduates).

Employment

  • 65.04% of those polled were employed at graduation
  • 87.98% were employed six months after graduation
  • Respondents reported employment across 35 industries with top three including finance, accounting and marketing
  • $58,710 average starting salary

Top 10 Employers

  • BlackRock
  • Cigna
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • SAP America
  • Vanguard

Top 10 Career Industries

  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • eCommerce
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Pharma
  • Professional Services
  • Software

Top Five States for Employment

  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • California

Average Starting Salary

  • Accounting $57,630
  • Business and Engineering $61,000
  • Business Analytics $59,840
  • Economics $67,250
  • Finance $60,552
  • General Business $62,077
  • International Business $55,214
  • Legal Studies $44,333
  • Management Information Systems $66,222
  • Marketing $56,303
  • Organizational Management n/a
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management n/a
  • Real Estate Management and Development n/a
  • Technology and Innovation Management $56,875

n/a – sample size too small to share average data

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