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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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UMASS-Amhe Alumni Salary over Time

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Salary over time
UMASS-Amhe Salaries
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UMASS-Amhe Salaries

$41,132Starting Annual Salary
$59,49010 Year Annual Salary

Said that UMASS-Amhe contributed

15.87%75-100% to their career success
12.70%50-75% to their career success
7.94%25-50% to their career success
63.49%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

4.76%Self Employed
6.35%Top Management
22.22%White Collar workers
6.35%Pink Collar workers
3.17%Blue Collar workers
26.98%Entry Level employees
47.62%Are satisfied with their current job.
44.44%Said things are generally going well.
31.75%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation3.1
Preparedness for Real world3.6
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Waiter (24), Barista (24), Review (21), Stuffer (21), Students (21),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
... You will not get through your undergraduate career without some formal crisis, courtesy of UMASS Red Tape, throwing you through a loop ...Read full comment
... Also students here seem to stay away from the real world with anyone who has any goals in life is planning on going to grad school and only comin...Read full comment
... I once sought an adviser at School of Management to fix my resume ...Read full comment
... - The career fair is something great that a lot of schools dont do ...Read full comment
... It is no help in the real world; the "professors" are all bitter failed theatre people who have NO DESIRE TO HELP students succeed where they co...Read full comment
... this happens to not be a really good program if you want hands on experience and truthfully really want to pursue this as a career ...Read full comment
... I am graduating in May and I feel very confident about getting a job, and feel all the experiences and classes UMass has provided for me will al...Read full comment
... Senior year, I decided that I wanted to do an independent study focusing on the skills which I needed for my future career and asked an English p...Read full comment
... It is a good test of the real world where you are sometimes treated like a number and need to step it up in order to be noticed ...Read full comment
... The one mistake I made was I didn't plan for my career after school and didn't get enough experience (my own fault) ...Read full comment
... its academically a very good school that prepares you for the real world ...Read full comment
... If employers and graduate schools see that you have done well during your 4 years here, you will be able to go anywhere you really want ...Read full comment
... Also for internships/jobs, the career fair at UMass is terrible and career services is garbage ...Read full comment
... I am really enjoying my college career here at UMass ...Read full comment
... If you tend to see things on a negative view, you are totally going to be disappointed when you go out to the real world ...Read full comment
... I have heard that Umass has gone down hill with severe budget cuts from the state, I have also learned that these days most employers look to ex...Read full comment
... I have an excellent resume filled with internships, volunteer work and excellent grades(honors student) and hardly anyone has called me ...Read full comment
... At the time UMass was a good school but I felt the best thing I learned for my career was how to relate to other people ...Read full comment
... As a rising senior, I wish i could be around people who can keep me focused on important things for my career, not just on drugs and alcohol ...Read full comment
... One bad thing about UMass is that it doesn't seem to have a strong network of employers looking for graduates ...Read full comment
... And yes, even when I was at UMASS in the 70's we were called ZooMass, but that didn't seem to hurt me or Jack Welch later in our careers ...Read full comment
... My resume will be pretty good in a few years and I don't think my choice of UM hurt me at all ...Read full comment

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