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The University of California San Diego

28 Alums took the salary survey

UCSD Alumni Salary over Time

The University of California San Diego Salary over time
UCSD Salaries
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UCSD Salaries

$40,671Starting Annual Salary
$107,50010 Year Annual Salary

Said that UCSD contributed

17.86%75-100% to their career success
17.86%50-75% to their career success
3.57%25-50% to their career success
60.71%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

0.00%Self Employed
3.57%Top Management
57.14%White Collar workers
3.57%Pink Collar workers
3.57%Blue Collar workers
3.57%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

57.14%Are satisfied with their current job.
67.86%Said things are generally going well.
35.71%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation4.8
Preparedness for Real world4.5
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Manager (6), Engineer (6), Teacher (4), R (3), Assistant (3),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.

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... UCSD consists of professors looking to better their careers, ambiance of; "I am too good to teach ...Read full comment
... I had a job on campus, joined a couple organizations (a couple "resume-builders" and a couple for fun), and volunteered abroad ...Read full comment
... The intent of the program is to provide individuals interested in the paralegal field with a rudimentary understanding of the legal system which...Read full comment
... Also UCSD is really bad for preparing students to have real jobs in the real world, and many graduates have a harder time finding a job after th...Read full comment
... The engineering programs concentrate on theory instead of application of knowlege in the real world ...Read full comment
... I would tell any prospective student to avoid UCSD because though the academics are rigorous, there is no preparation for the real world ...Read full comment
... However, most classes focus strictly on theory and are non-existent in real world application (which seem to conflict with the student make-up, w...Read full comment
... I recommend getting as much technical work experience as possible before leaving school - the career center had lots of internships and from the ...Read full comment
... They are the same people who I didn't hang out with in highschool and the same people who will find themselves with a degree and absolutely no ne...Read full comment
... He told us that we shouldn’t “bitch” because our tuition does not even contribute to his salary ...Read full comment
... Attending UCSD for the short time I did was the worst experience of my college career ...Read full comment
... I know of another graduate student who was ejected by a fellow graduate student on a whim (slight personality conflict, the TA found this other T...Read full comment
... They are the same people who I didn't hang out with in highschool and the same people who will find themselves with a degree and absolutely no pe...Read full comment
... I am sorry, but this school was horrible in terms of getting you ready for the real world ...Read full comment
... Don't expect professors to care about your plans after graduation; don't expect the career center to know enough about your specialty to provide ...Read full comment
... My only regret is that I didn't focus enough on honing my skills to suit the real world ...Read full comment
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