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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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RPI Alumni Salary over Time

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Salary over time
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RPI Salaries

$71,139Starting Annual Salary
$194,16710 Year Annual Salary

Said that RPI contributed

25.86%75-100% to their career success
24.14%50-75% to their career success
25.86%25-50% to their career success
24.14%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

8.62%Self Employed
10.34%Top Management
55.17%White Collar workers
1.72%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
1.72%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

70.69%Are satisfied with their current job.
75.86%Said things are generally going well.
67.24%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation6.5
Preparedness for Real world6.6
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Engineer (29), Manager (12), Project (6), Software (5), Research (4),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
... All of my fellow alums have outstanding careers ...Read full comment
... Also, internships and Co-Ops are plentiful if you know where to look (the career fair is always a great place to start, just be open-minded) ...Read full comment
... RPI has a very good reputation with employers, especially in the northeast ...Read full comment
... However, there are so many schools out there with more to offer if you are willing to give up a few grand in your starting salary ...Read full comment
... Most of my friends have left there engineering degrees and moved into medicine or self-employment and are doing quite well ...Read full comment
... Google doesn't hold career workshops at just any college, nor does every other Fortune 500 company that hires here ...Read full comment
... On a resume, RPI opens door in the Northeast and big companies ...Read full comment
... welcome to the real world it only gets better ...Read full comment
... " Every employer I've interviewed with in my 8 years post-graduation has raised their eyebrows and said, "Wow, you went to RPI ...Read full comment
... No employer or graduate school will turn their nose up at an RPI degree, and many people wind up landing awesome jobs and making huge salaries th...Read full comment
... All employers that I interviewed at were very impressed by the classes I took and the RPI name ...Read full comment
... The co-operative education program is an excellent opportunity for focusing your career objectives ...Read full comment
... That said, taking an active interest in one's career and working hard should and do lead to success ...Read full comment
... The fact that RPI CS majors also make a good salary was another factor too ...Read full comment
... I interviewed with several employers within the first year of graduating, and was turned down by all of them ...Read full comment
... I've been asked to recruit and interview candidates at career fairs for my very large international technology company and I can tell you that...Read full comment
... People are very busy here persuing their careers ...Read full comment
... Now, be forewarned: most kids come here to pursue highly technological careers ...Read full comment
... One thing I notice is that RPI grads I meet out in the "real world" are a cut above: thoughtful and highly intelligent, curious and yes, opiniona...Read full comment
... You will be an asset to you future employer ...Read full comment
... All of them are "studio-based," meaning that instead of learning calculus (note: rigorous math and science courses are required for all majors; ...Read full comment
... I think RPI is a good university for the fact that they really challenge you in the classroom and you are solving 'real world' problems, not some ...Read full comment
... What RPI was bad on was preparing me for real world EE work ...Read full comment
... Employers fight for RPI students and will bend over backwards to hire you ...Read full comment
... RPI had a good reputation amongst the over 55 yo technical worker crowd, thus the name definitely helped when I transitioned to civilian empl...Read full comment
... 0 GPA opens a lot of doors here - companies will come calling, people will give you swag at career events, powerful people will e-mail you back, a...Read full comment
... The education is also obviously very good, and the career fair is very helpful for all students to find internships/job opportunities ...Read full comment
... Our career fair is filled with companies from all over the U ...Read full comment
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