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From May 2012 to May 2013, the median starting salary at Scheller College jumped from $50,500 to $53,500.
From May 2012 to May 2013, the median starting salary at Scheller College jumped from $50,500 to $53,500.

Scheller College Leads Georgia Tech in Spring 2013 Job Placement

According to the Spring 2013 Career and Salary Survey just released, the Scheller College of Business was the leading College at Georgia Tech for job placement at graduation.

From May 2012 to May 2013, the Scheller College’s job-placement rate jumped from 70 percent to 89 percent (making Scheller the only College to achieve a double-digit increase in job placement during this period).

The placement rate is the percentage of job-seeking respondents that report having a job at graduation, while the job-offer rate is the percentage with one or more job offers at graduation. Scheller College’s offer rate increased from 84 percent in May 2012 to 96 percent in May 2013.

In addition, the median starting salary at Scheller College jumped from $50,500 to $53,500 (tying the College of Computing for the greatest positive change in median salary).

 “I want to thank the entire team in the Undergraduate Program Office for their work in recruiting exceptional students, making the job search a priority during the students’ entire time in our program, and teaching them how to execute an effective search,” says Craig Womack, director of that department. “I also want to thank the faculty for teaching the students what they need to know to earn excellent job offers.”

Overall, the job-placement rate for Georgia Tech rose from 67 percent to 70 percent, and the offer rate increased from 77 percent to 83 percent.

To see more results of the survey released by Georgia Tech’s Office of Assessment, visit this site.

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