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The University of Rochester

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URoch Alumni Salary over Time

The University of Rochester Salary over time
URoch Salaries
URoch Careers

URoch Salaries

$85,834Starting Annual Salary
$211,00010 Year Annual Salary

Said that URoch contributed

35.48%75-100% to their career success
38.71%50-75% to their career success
6.45%25-50% to their career success
19.35%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

19.35%Self Employed
19.35%Top Management
45.16%White Collar workers
3.23%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

87.10%Are satisfied with their current job.
83.87%Said things are generally going well.
54.84%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation6.5
Preparedness for Real world7.1
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Engineer (11), Manager (10), Optical (8), Principle (4), Research (4),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
... I won't go into Admissions Office Pamphlet mode on you, so let me simply say that going to Rochester was one of the best decisions of my acade...Read full comment
... It's not like you can just send a resume and this brand will speak for itself to employers ...Read full comment
... A degree from U of R will continue to give you an employment edge over your competetors for the rest of your life ...Read full comment
... - the career center will continue to assist you, even years after your graduation - good alumni networking and events - very, very cheap off-c...Read full comment
... Sciences at this school are no walk in the park, but they prepare you well for graduate work or any career in your field ...Read full comment
... A degree from U of R will continue to give you an employment edge over your competetors for the rest of your life ...Read full comment
... It sucks because I've seen interviewers' eyes light up when they see Purdue, Penn State, Michigan, Illinois on a resume', but the first thing ...Read full comment
... That's what college is about, and people who are disappointed with their college careers are probably people who let all the myriad opportuniti...Read full comment
... Why should I work this hard only to get mediocre results, and then potentially have an employer see me as second rate among the dozens of other ...Read full comment
... The campus provides a lot of educational resources, has an excellent career center, and hosts many events within the departments and the school ...Read full comment
... Taking part in the Take-5 program, which is unique to UR, has helped me in my employment ...Read full comment
... Sucks to be those chicks when they graduated and have to compete with really attractive girls in the real world ...Read full comment
... I have found the alumni network to be lively and the resources of the university (career center, etc) to still be accessible ...Read full comment
... Otherwise, you will because wasting your time memorizing technical information about career you will dislike ...Read full comment
... School has one of the worst career centers ...Read full comment
... Honestly, this school has the worst career center one can ever imagine ...Read full comment
... I wish I was goal-oriented and career-focused ...Read full comment
... There were tons of opportunities to work in professor's labs, which provided invaluable experience on the resume when looking for a job post-grad...Read full comment
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