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Popular Jobs of Michigan State University (MSU) Grads

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Ready to be a Spartan? After four years in Lansing, it's likely you'll find a lucrative career. Most of the popular jobs of Michigan State University grads pay over $70,000 a year, on average. Check out PayScale's list of the most popular jobs held by MSU grads, 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 Grads Median National Pay
Packaging Engineer $73,500
Software Developer $76,900
Project Manager, Construction $90,200
Civil Engineer $79,000
Mechanical Engineer $74,400
Retail Store Manager $52,500
Graphic Artist / Designer $43,400
Registered Nurse (RN) $64,500
Senior Software Engineer $98,600
Financial Controller $86,800
Project Engineer, Construction $62,000
Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist $54,500
Administrative Assistant $34,800
Human Resources (HR) Manager $69,300
Regional Sales Manager $109,000
Executive Assistant $49,400
Outside Sales Manager $81,900
Electrical Engineer $79,300
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter $71,700
Programmer Analyst $75,400
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.