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Cornell University

80 Alums took the salary survey

Cornell Alumni Salary over Time

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Cornell Salaries

$60,555Starting Annual Salary
$236,98410 Year Annual Salary

Said that Cornell contributed

42.50%75-100% to their career success
22.50%50-75% to their career success
12.50%25-50% to their career success
22.50%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

15.00%Self Employed
11.25%Top Management
48.75%White Collar workers
2.50%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

78.75%Are satisfied with their current job.
83.75%Said things are generally going well.
50.00%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation7.2
Preparedness for Real world6.8
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Engineer (17), Manager (17), Analyst (13), Assistant (9), Research (8),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
... Also, while the interesting courses aren't difficult, you can find yourself learning about a huge variety of subjects you are interested in as w...Read full comment
... Cornell has an excellent reputation among both employers and grad school admissions committees ...Read full comment
... I had no real career guidance from family members or high school advisors ...Read full comment
... Intellectualism among the student body isn't all that common here, and many people simply want to pad their GPA's and resumes before moving on to...Read full comment
... I haven't found Cornell's rep in the real world to be worth the price of tuition and suffering, and I will not ever donate one more cent to that...Read full comment
... Amazing job opportunities ...Read full comment
... It completely helped me obtain interview and jobs because employers automatically assumed that I could handle the technical aspects ...Read full comment
... When it was finally all over, the real world was a piece of cake ...Read full comment
... I did not receive much, or very good, advice on coursework or career planning ...Read full comment
... I got my first job out of school during a severe recession, and I think just the school's name on my resume made me stand out ...Read full comment
... Having Cornell on your resume is an ace in the hole ...Read full comment
... If you value your education and not the grades, if you want to like your career and not just work for monetary gain, and if you expect college to...Read full comment
... I'm not just talking about career services, either ...Read full comment
... I attended Cornell's business school (the Johnson School) in the early 1980's, so I have a perspective on how it has benefitted my career ...Read full comment
... This focus creates a student body that is very career minded and focused ...Read full comment
... Sometimes, I felt that Cornell nickle-and-dimed a bit more than necessary, and the career development aspect of my program was severly lacking ....Read full comment
... Having Cornell on my resume has opened doors for me that I never imagined existed before I began my years in Ithaca ...Read full comment
... I will say that Cornell has really helped my career though ...Read full comment
... Not only has it been a blast, but it shows you what the real world will be like ...Read full comment
... Well, there went my rowing career ...Read full comment
... This diversity of knowledge gained better equipped me to voyage into the working world, in which you may not always stay in the same career, and...Read full comment
... I had no real career guidance from family members or high school advisors ...Read full comment
... When it was finally all over, the real world was a piece of cake ...Read full comment
... Famtastic career and graduate/professional school opportunities coming out of Cornell ...Read full comment
... If you're not really sure what you want to do, then shadow a few professionals whose careers you may be interested in ...Read full comment
... Besides career benefits, the campus is beautiful, Ithaca has its charms, and there are many awesome people here once you find your niche ...Read full comment
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