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Popular Jobs of Michigan State University (MSU) Grads

Whether you're graduating from Michigan State University or thinking about starting school there, this list of the most popular jobs held by MSU grads, as reported by PayScale, may be of interest. See which careers Michigan State 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 Michigan State University (MSU) Grads - Full List
Popular Jobs for MSU GradsMedian Salary All U.S.
Packaging Engineer$75,100
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Civil Engineer$75,200
Mechanical Engineer$81,900
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Retail Store Manager$51,500
Controller (Financial)$84,100
Graphic Artist / Designer$42,600
Administrative Assistant$34,100
Account Manager Sales$80,700
Human Resources (HR) Manager$65,300
Operations Manager$70,600
Registered Nurse (RN)$61,900
Executive Assistant$47,700
Regional Sales Manager$104,000
Project Engineer, Construction$68,700
Interior Designer$46,400
Office Manager$44,300
Information Technology (IT) Consultant$98,600
Electrical Engineer$83,000
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.