September 2014

SCU Grads Among Highest Paid

Santa Clara, Calif. September 16, 2014-- Santa Clara University’s undergraduate degree recipients earn among the highest salaries of U.S. college or university alumni, according the 2014-2015 College Salary Report survey by PayScale, a compensation-data company based in Seattle.

Santa Clara University ranks 26th out more than 1,000 colleges or universities evaluated nationwide. SCU graduates reported making an average of $56,000 in starting salaries and $111,000 at mid-career. Software engineers and senior product managers reported some of the highest salaries. These numbers were better than those reported by graduates from Georgetown, Boston College, Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame, Duke and USC, according to PayScale’s survey.

PayScale also ranked Santa Clara University in the top three percent of universities in their Return on Investment Report. PayScale's data came from its 1.4 million website users, who self-report their salaries and their alma maters.

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