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The average starting salary for graduating Tech business majors was $50,449, based on Forbes survey.

Georgia Tech in Forbes Top 10 for Best Graduate Starting Salaries

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is ranked 8th nationally in Forbes' recent ranking of the "10 Best Business Schools for Salary."

This ranking, pertaining to the Undergraduate Program, lists the average starting salary for Scheller College graduates as $50,449.

Forbes based its ranking on senior exit surveys and post-graduation reports of 300,000 graduating students or recent graduates of 240 programs in 100 colleges for the years 2009, 2010 and 2011.

In 2011, 95 percent of senior business majors at Tech had job offers by graduation (2012 figure due after December graduation).

"This ranking is an impressive recognition that adds to the many upward trends in our Undergraduate Program," says Scheller College of Business Dean Steve Salbu.

For the full list of the "10 Best Business Schools for Salary," you can view this Forbes slideshow.

Hope Wilson
Director of Communications