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Purdue University

54 Alums took the salary survey

PU Alumni Salary over Time

Purdue University  Salary over time
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PU Salaries

$55,298Starting Annual Salary
$89,33310 Year Annual Salary

Said that PU contributed

46.30%75-100% to their career success
37.04%50-75% to their career success
1.85%25-50% to their career success
14.81%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

3.70%Self Employed
11.11%Top Management
59.26%White Collar workers
0.00%Pink Collar workers
9.26%Blue Collar workers
3.70%Entry Level employees
12.96%Unemployed.
77.78%Are satisfied with their current job.
92.59%Said things are generally going well.
61.11%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation7.3
Preparedness for Real world7.3
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Engineer (24), Director (10), Manager (9), School (8), Sales (7),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
44.9%
... Purdue hires uneducated Professors that lack real world experience and exposure ...Read full comment
... Already in my freshman year I have had several large companies inquiring about me and asking for my resume ...Read full comment
... Although the courses are very challenging and difficult, it prepares us for our desired career and gives us an edge in the hiring stage ...Read full comment
... You receive hands on experience that is so important before entering the 'real world' ...Read full comment
... It definitely prepared you for interviewing and the real world; much more so than friends that went to other colleges ...Read full comment
... Heck, companies are already asking me for my resume and I am just a freshmen ...Read full comment
... Every employer I've talked to thinks very highly of Purdue ...Read full comment
... A school the size of Purdue has a huge alumni base that can only benefit when your looking for a career ...Read full comment
... Krannert's career services division is excellent and Erik Props does a great job ensuring that you are aware of companies coming to Purdue t...Read full comment
... You learn a lot about yourself in a comfortable environment that prepares your for real world situations ...Read full comment
... They didn't sugarcoat anything,plus they weren't going to guarantee that you'll make a six figure salary once you graduate ...Read full comment
... There are opportunities everywhere to meet and work with all different kinds of people (much like you do in the real world) ...Read full comment
... Purdue University Computer Engineering gets tough as you reach Sophmore, Junior, and Senior; however, everything you learn from this school will b...Read full comment
... The President) Positives: - Excellent School Recognition - Great Learning Environment - Friendly Faculty (for the most part ) - Decent Libr...Read full comment
... Everyone is pretty career focused and pointlessly gets wasted in their free time ...Read full comment
... My degree from Purdue University provided me with a strong base for my professional career ...Read full comment
... In terms of Purdue's reputation in the real world, its considered a "decent school" ...Read full comment
... Really I think Purdue should combine the two programs because in the real world EEs just aren't ready to do actual work yet ...Read full comment
... The classes arent bad and purdue has some respect with employers ...Read full comment
... Other positives about Purdue is: 1)Average salary out of the school of management in my year was around 45-50 thousand dollars ...Read full comment
... The reputation of the school is very highly honored with employers and faculty at other institutions ...Read full comment
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