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The University of Maryland - College Park

41 Alums took the salary survey

UMD/UMaryland-College Park Alumni Salary over Time

The University of Maryland - College Park Salary over time
UMD/UMaryland-College Park Salaries
UMD/UMaryland-College Park Careers

UMD/UMaryland-College Park Salaries

$68,970Starting Annual Salary
$90,73510 Year Annual Salary

Said that UMD/UMaryland-College Park contributed

24.39%75-100% to their career success
24.39%50-75% to their career success
17.07%25-50% to their career success
34.15%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

12.20%Self Employed
7.32%Top Management
51.22%White Collar workers
4.88%Pink Collar workers
2.44%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees
21.95%Unemployed.

Life Satisfaction

73.17%Are satisfied with their current job.
82.93%Said things are generally going well.
56.10%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5.9
Preparedness for Real world6.5
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Manager (10), Analyst (8), Engineer (6), Research (5), Financial (4),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
50%
... This school prepares you for the real world ...Read full comment
... The student body is more representative of the real world than most colleges ...Read full comment
... The professors with real careers are great ...Read full comment
... People here really seem content to settle for less than their best in many aspects of their careers as students ...Read full comment
... - INTERNSHIPS: Sooooo many jobs on the Career Center page ...Read full comment
... I have found gainful employment in the federal government ever since ...Read full comment
... Almost every department has a ton of resources to take advantage of, but especially career center I think excels at that ...Read full comment
... The reputation great of the University fo Maryland has been very helpful to me in my career ...Read full comment
... Does very little to prepare student for the future or the "real world" housing is horrible ...Read full comment
... While a good school, UMD didn't prepare me for the real world i ...Read full comment
... THEY WILL NOT PREPARE YOU FOR THE REAL WORLD ...Read full comment
... Many group projects and applicable work throughout your academic career ...Read full comment
... University is more than school learning, it's about growing your mind in a myriad of ways: socially, challenging your organizational and leadershi...Read full comment
... The surrounding city of Washington, DC only fuels this because of the job opportunities during school and after school ...Read full comment
... It didn't give me any real advice on attaining a career, all books but no practical knowledge ...Read full comment
... Or, in-state students can easily have their old high school employers "re-hire" them to work an hour or two a week ...Read full comment
... Because students can join or start clubs, it is very easy to grow in leadership skills which I have immensely--did nothing in hs, have an unbelie...Read full comment
... I don't understand why it is supposedly 'difficult' to get in here, because most of the students I have come in contact with strike me as slacke...Read full comment
... Although the major can be stressful, I feel it prepares you for anything in the real world ...Read full comment
... They give you real world experience in visiting and speaking with a variety of companies and providing you access to alumni in a wide range of oc...Read full comment
... I have known, however, people who have gone onto great careers in research after starting out at small liberal arts colleges ...Read full comment
... For example, the school now wants to give professor a pay raise of 10%, our president's salary increased 50% from the past 3 years to a grand sal...Read full comment
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