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The University of Southern California

77 Alums took the salary survey

USC Alumni Salary over Time

The University of Southern California Salary over time
USC Salaries
USC Careers

USC Salaries

$89,778Starting Annual Salary
$143,08510 Year Annual Salary

Said that USC contributed

29.87%75-100% to their career success
18.18%50-75% to their career success
14.29%25-50% to their career success
37.66%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

11.69%Self Employed
18.18%Top Management
36.36%White Collar workers
1.30%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
2.60%Entry Level employees
29.87%Unemployed.

Life Satisfaction

64.94%Are satisfied with their current job.
61.04%Said things are generally going well.
55.84%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5.6
Preparedness for Real world5.7
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Manager (20), Assistant (8), Engineer (8), Analyst (8), Industrial (6),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
35.9%
... is bound to be a donald trump figure, waiting to give you a six-figure salary ...Read full comment
... At first when I started off my college career at USC, things seem to be okay ...Read full comment
... The only courses that I found relevant to my career were the senior design courses (that might be different today, a PhD now teaches the courses)...Read full comment
... SC is a good school, but no way, in the minds of employers (get that ...Read full comment
... Incidentally, as someone who came from a modest background, I was impressed by the fact that virtually all of the people I had met who graduated...Read full comment
... Also, it has an excellent location right in LA so that opportunities for employment and experience are everywhere ...Read full comment
... True story: One summer during school I was looking for a job and met a guy during a career night at my fraternity who was president of an ad a...Read full comment
... If you doesn't fit USC, you won't fit the real world ...Read full comment
... Upon graduation I was interviewed and hired by two fellow Trojans and the university did a great job at preparing me for the real world ...Read full comment
... The Career center does an EXCELLENT job at preparing students for life after college ...Read full comment
... anything above a B+ avg gpa is gold to grad schools and bulge bracket employers ...Read full comment
... Real world experience is incredible ...Read full comment
... USC has really been nice to me and I want to thank the USC community for preparing me for my successful career with Lockheed Martin ...Read full comment
... when you get on with your careers youll really find ut how pointless grad school is ...Read full comment
... A number of professors have helped me outside of the classroom, whether for course-related material, or career advice ...Read full comment
... With the growing influence of Asia in world economics ties to these countries can only assist in future forward career movement ...Read full comment
... The career placement resources are amazing as well, and you can use them for the rest of your life ...Read full comment
... I love this school, it was the greatest time of my life socially, academically and prepared me for the real world ...Read full comment
... Fantastic school, rigorous academics, approachable instructors, beautiful campus, brilliant students (ford the most part), and infinite resources ...Read full comment
... Fantastic school, rigorous academics, approachable instructors, beautiful campus, brilliant students (for the most part), and infinite resources a...Read full comment
... If you want to have a career in rocketry, USC is the school to go to ...Read full comment
... You'll learn so much more about the real world ...Read full comment
... The saying goes "one is a bruin for 4 years, but a trojan for life" :) School programs: From free tutoring to resume review and career fairs,...Read full comment
... This means I can find more career-oriented people among the student population than at my previous university ...Read full comment
... The networking benefits are strong and the career placement center does a good job in trying to secure jobs for fellow Trojans ...Read full comment
... First off, I'd like to comment that USC Career is exceptional, especially if you come from the Business School (excluding the soft bus ...Read full comment
... I basically chose to go to this school because I got a scholarship and I thought it had good name recognition and thus, improve my chances of empl...Read full comment
... However, I must say that most of them are very willing to interact with their students, offer advice, whether it's career-oriented, graduate prog...Read full comment
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