Popular Jobs of University of Southern California Grads

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

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 University of Southern California Grads - Full List
Popular Jobs for USC GradsMedian Salary All U.S.
Controller (Financial)$84,100
Dental Hygienist$70,200
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Executive Assistant$47,700
Physician Assistant (PA)$85,700
Financial Analyst$54,100
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Mechanical Engineer$81,900
Administrative Assistant$34,100
Marketing Manager$68,600
Film / Video Editor$58,000
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)$64,100
Operations Manager$70,600
Accounting Manager$66,600
Account Manager Sales$80,700
Human Resources (HR) Manager$65,300
Information Technology (IT) Manager$87,500
Information Technology (IT) Consultant$98,600
Consultant, Business Process / Management$104,000
Event Coordinator$44,400
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.