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The University of Wisconsin - Madison

52 Alums took the salary survey

WISC-Madison Alumni Salary over Time

The University of Wisconsin - Madison Salary over time
WISC-Madison Salaries
WISC-Madison Careers

WISC-Madison Salaries

$70,606Starting Annual Salary
$177,64710 Year Annual Salary

Said that WISC-Madison contributed

36.54%75-100% to their career success
30.77%50-75% to their career success
3.85%25-50% to their career success
28.85%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

17.31%Self Employed
15.38%Top Management
36.54%White Collar workers
3.85%Pink Collar workers
5.77%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

73.08%Are satisfied with their current job.
80.77%Said things are generally going well.
65.38%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation6.3
Preparedness for Real world5.8
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Director (8), Attorney (7), Editor (5), Assistant (4), Associate (3),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
... The engineering career services are a bonus to help with getting an internship (which I highly recommend) and eventually permanent job placement...Read full comment
... By opening up to all that an academic setting can offer at a large school such as UW, one can gain insight into people, careers, & scholarly lear...Read full comment
... However I strongly urge those Curiousos who are financially priveledged and mentally sane to attend an independent liberal arts school because D...Read full comment
... I felt really prepared for a career as a grad student ...Read full comment
... There are people who will help write your resume, edit your papers, show you around campus, sit down at a coffee shop and brainstorm methods of s...Read full comment
... will look good on your resume and at interviews) ...Read full comment
... The only reason that I'm doing what I'm doing career-wise is because of the solid education I received at UW-Eau Claire ...Read full comment
... In the end, it just comes down to what you want to do with your career ...Read full comment
... For me this is a good style of learning that will help out a lot in the real world ...Read full comment
... I received a combined business and law degree and I intend on working on Wall Street later in my career ...Read full comment
... And working the bureaucratic system is good preparation for the career world ...Read full comment
... But the reality is it doesn't matter where you go to school, and when you go and try to find a job, your employers probably aren't going to pick ...Read full comment
... Remember, the girl you ate a sandwich in front of during the hunger strike for lower tuition will some day be in charge of assessing your unempl...Read full comment
... In the "real world" grad ...Read full comment
... In addition, the advising is kind of poor...Read full comment
... The most competitive employers know of Wisconsin's cachet ...Read full comment
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