Career & Professional Development @ Virginia Tech
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Corner of Washington Street & West Campus Drive, Blacksburg, VA  24061
phone 540-231-6241      www.career.vt.edu
Post-Graduation Report: 2016-2017 undergraduate degree graduates
Detail Report: Bonuses Reported
Report for: Whole University
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Results compiled: 2/2/2018
 
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University / College / Major
Grads Respondents Employed* Reported salaries Reported bonuses Median Bonus
* For bonus data, employed includes status 1,2,7,11:
1=long term service work
2=self-employed or fam-owned bus
7=accepted job
11=military service
Bonus data does not include 6=have offer(s) but undecided, which is included in other employed data.
N N % of
grads
N % of respondents N % of
employed
N % of
employed
**not
shown
if <4
Total University 5660 3897 69% 2040 52% 1751 85% 633 31% $5,000
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 686 479 70% 131 26% 99 75% 9 6% $3,000
  Agribusiness 30 20 67% 11 55% 11 100% 1 9% **
  Agricultural Sciences 17 13 76% 7 54% 5 71% 0 0% **
  Agricultural Technology 44 21 48% 12 58% 7 58% 0 0% **
  Animal & Poultry Sciences 104 74 71% 20 27% 13 65% 1 5% **
  Applied Economic Management 53 37 70% 15 40% 13 86% 5 33% $3,000
  Biochemistry 40 28 70% 8 28% 5 62% 0 0% **
  Crop & Soil Environ Sciences 21 15 71% 4 27% 4 100% 0 0% **
  Dairy Science 13 12 92% 6 49% 4 66% 1 16% **
  Environmental Horticulture 18 11 61% 8 73% 4 50% 0 0% **
  Environmental Science 34 19 56% 5 26% 4 80% 0 0% **
  Food Science & Technology 31 21 68% 9 43% 8 88% 0 0% **
  Human Nutrition Foods & Exercise 276 205 74% 24 11% 19 79% 0 0% **
  Landscape Contracting 5 3 60% 2 67% 2 100% 1 50% **
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
College of Architecture and Urban Studies 304 192 63% 110 58% 93 84% 21 19% $2,000
  Architecture 100 58 58% 32 55% 29 90% 9 28% $1,000
  Art 5 4 80% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Art (Fine Arts) 39 23 59% 7 30% 3 42% 0 0% **
  Building Construction 56 40 71% 37 94% 32 86% 8 21% $2,250
  Environmental Policy & Planning 14 10 71% 4 40% 3 75% 0 0% **
  Industrial Design 27 19 70% 8 42% 5 62% 1 12% **
  Interior Design 30 18 60% 12 67% 12 100% 2 16% **
  Landscape Architecture 10 8 80% 6 75% 6 100% 1 16% **
  Public and Urban Affairs 4 2 50% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0% **
  Real Estate 19 10 53% 3 30% 3 100% 0 0% **
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
Pamplin College of Business 1007 710 71% 520 74% 477 91% 230 44% $5,000
  Accounting & Information Systems 154 118 77% 80 68% 74 92% 26 32% $3,000
  Business Information Technology 321 234 73% 189 80% 175 92% 122 64% $5,000
  Economics, Business 12 6 50% 3 50% 3 100% 1 33% **
  Finance 210 137 65% 99 73% 94 94% 45 45% $5,000
  Hospitality & Tourism Management 73 52 71% 41 79% 35 85% 5 12% $2,500
  Management 103 56 54% 37 65% 35 94% 13 35% $5,000
  Marketing Management 142 107 75% 71 66% 61 85% 18 25% $3,750
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
College of Engineering 1768 1264 71% 837 66% 756 90% 333 39% $5,000
  Aerospace Engineering 132 95 72% 52 55% 44 84% 15 28% $3,000
  Biological Systems Engineering 66 46 70% 23 50% 19 82% 8 34% $3,000
  Chemical Engineering 100 79 79% 54 68% 49 90% 26 48% $4,250
  Civil Engineering 199 164 82% 111 67% 103 92% 29 26% $2,500
  Computer Engineering 119 85 71% 62 73% 54 87% 23 37% $8,000
  Computer Science 195 130 67% 105 81% 97 92% 58 55% $10,000
  Construction Engineering & Management 48 39 81% 34 87% 34 100% 6 17% $2,000
  Electrical Engineering 150 105 70% 64 61% 55 85% 25 39% $5,000
  Engineering Science & Mechanics 57 48 84% 24 50% 18 75% 5 20% $4,000
  Industrial & Systems Engineering 149 103 69% 84 82% 73 86% 51 60% $5,000
  Materials Science & Engineering 80 54 68% 21 39% 21 100% 6 28% $5,000
  Mechanical Engineering 416 278 67% 175 62% 161 92% 75 42% $5,000
  Mining Engineering 42 29 69% 20 69% 20 100% 5 25% $5,000
  Ocean Engineering 16 9 56% 8 89% 8 100% 1 12% **
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 879 574 65% 228 39% 173 75% 12 5% $5,000
  Apparel, Housing and Resource Management 1 1 100% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Classical Studies 3 3 100% 1 33% 1 100% 0 0% **
  Communication Studies 20 14 70% 11 78% 8 72% 0 0% **
  Consumer Studies 21 8 38% 6 76% 5 83% 0 0% **
  Creative Writing 19 11 58% 5 45% 1 20% 0 0% **
  Criminology 24 16 67% 5 32% 4 80% 0 0% **
  Family and Consumer Science 1 1 100% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Fashion Merchandising and Design 15 12 80% 3 25% 3 100% 0 0% **
  French 1 1 100% 1 100% 1 100% 0 0% **
  History 61 38 62% 17 45% 17 100% 2 11% **
  Human Development 152 108 71% 29 28% 17 58% 0 0% **
  Humanities, Science & Environment 3 2 67% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  International Studies 99 63 64% 29 46% 24 82% 3 10% **
  Literature and Language 36 22 61% 4 19% 3 75% 0 0% **
  Multimedia Journalism 52 31 60% 10 32% 6 60% 0 0% **
  Music 17 13 76% 3 23% 3 100% 0 0% **
  Philosophy 7 4 57% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Political Science 127 75 59% 33 44% 23 69% 2 6% **
  Professional and Technical Writing 28 21 75% 10 48% 9 90% 2 20% **
  Property Management 9 5 56% 4 80% 4 100% 0 0% **
  Public Relations 93 67 72% 31 46% 25 80% 2 6% **
  Religion and Culture 1 0 0% 0 - 0 - 0 - **
  Residential Environments and Design 17 10 59% 8 80% 7 87% 0 0% **
  Russian 2 2 100% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Sociology 44 32 73% 12 38% 8 66% 1 8% **
  Spanish 8 5 63% 3 60% 2 66% 0 0% **
  Theatre Arts 19 9 47% 3 33% 2 66% 0 0% **
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
College of Science 839 542 65% 151 28% 108 71% 23 15% $6,000
  Biochemistry (SCI) 80 52 65% 10 20% 8 80% 1 10% **
  Biological Sciences 245 170 69% 36 22% 21 58% 1 2% **
  Chemistry 31 22 71% 4 19% 2 50% 0 0% **
  Computational Modeling and Data Analytics 18 14 78% 8 57% 7 87% 6 75% $9,500
  Economics 61 40 66% 23 58% 20 86% 6 26% $4,250
  Geosciences 34 18 53% 3 17% 1 33% 1 33% **
  Mathematics 78 54 69% 21 39% 19 90% 5 23% $10,000
  Microbiology 34 25 74% 5 20% 4 80% 1 20% **
  Nanoscience 8 6 75% 1 17% 1 100% 0 0% **
  Neuroscience 19 12 63% 3 25% 2 66% 0 0% **
  Physics 46 30 65% 5 16% 5 100% 0 0% **
  Psychology 169 88 52% 29 33% 16 55% 1 3% **
  Statistics 20 11 55% 3 27% 2 66% 1 33% **
[a dash appears in the percentage cell if there were no respondents for the major]
College of Natural Resources and Environment 182 136 75% 63 46% 45 71% 5 7% $2,000
  Environmental Informatics 1 1 100% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Environmental Resources Management 17 13 76% 6 46% 5 83% 0 0% **
  Fish Conservation 14 9 64% 1 11% 1 100% 0 0% **
  Forestry 12 10 83% 8 80% 6 75% 0 0% **
  Geography 34 24 71% 11 45% 8 72% 0 0% **
  Meteorology 23 18 78% 9 51% 5 55% 1 11% **
  Natural Resources Conservation 13 11 85% 7 63% 6 85% 0 0% **
  Packaging Systems and Design 20 16 80% 8 50% 7 87% 3 37% **
  Sustainable Biomaterials 13 9 69% 4 44% 4 100% 1 25% **
  Water: Resources, Policy, and Management 3 2 67% 0 0% 0 - 0 - **
  Wildlife Conservation 32 23 72% 9 39% 3 33% 0 0% **
 
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