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Drake University

18 Alums took the salary survey

Drake Alumni Salary over Time

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Drake Salaries

$65,511Starting Annual Salary
$79,54510 Year Annual Salary

Said that Drake contributed

16.67%75-100% to their career success
33.33%50-75% to their career success
5.56%25-50% to their career success
44.44%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

5.56%Self Employed
0.00%Top Management
44.44%White Collar workers
0.00%Pink Collar workers
11.11%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

55.56%Are satisfied with their current job.
66.67%Said things are generally going well.
27.78%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation4.2
Preparedness for Real world5.7
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Director (5), Of (4), Teacher (4), Marketing (4), Manager (3),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.

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Vice President
... I would recommend that if you are going to attend Drake stay away from the psychology department until they realize that a strict behavioral out...Read full comment
... I think Des Moines, and one of the insurance companies that have their headquarters there, would be a great starting point for a young person's c...Read full comment
... One quick story: for an English course, I wrote what I perceived to be one of the worst papers of my college career ...Read full comment
... In your first year you have the opportunity to attend at least 2 career fairs and several networking events ...Read full comment
... You will probably have to find your own summer internships & career opportunities at graduation and for the limited ones that they have they are...Read full comment
... It was fine for my freshman year, but I think I'm going to transfer somewhere a bit more happening and exciting with more opportunity for the rem...Read full comment
... One other problem is the location and career resources ...Read full comment
... Unfortunately, the Drake name itself just doesn't go a real long way, so you need to start doing everything possible to build a competitive resum...Read full comment
... It will prepare you for the real world and be a great place to grow and learn about yourself ...Read full comment
... My English degree from Drake has been valuable to the communications aspects of my career and current graduate studies ...Read full comment
... You can't rely on networking with alumni for career assistance because there is the alumni base is completely unorganized and the mentality of t...Read full comment
... Local businesses were involved on all levels of the school to incorporate real world experiences into the class room ...Read full comment
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