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Popular Jobs of Cornell University Grads

Whether you're graduating from Cornell University or thinking about starting school there, this list of the most popular jobs held by Cornell University grads, as reported by PayScale, may be of interest. See which careers Cornell University alumni are pursuing along with average US salaries for each job.


Methodology
Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Jobs of Cornell University Grads - Full List
Popular Jobs for Cornell University GradsMedian Salary All U.S.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Mechanical Engineer$81,900
Financial Analyst$54,100
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)$64,100
Information Technology (IT) Consultant$98,600
Human Resources (HR) Generalist$53,100
Management Consultant$124,000
General Manager, Hotel$73,200
Design Architect$68,200
Human Resources (HR) Manager$65,300
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Paralegal / Legal Assistant$45,300
Marketing Manager$68,600
Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst$74,900
Vice President (VP), Marketing$146,000
Controller (Financial)$84,100
Consultant, Human Resources (HR)$85,500
Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)$71,400
Restaurant Manager$44,900
Methodology
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates from the given school. Median salary for each job title is for individuals who graduated from any college and who have a typical amount of experience for that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals who have graduated from this school, or who have these job titles. See full methodology for more.