Popular Jobs of Virginia Tech Grads

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Number crunching, planning, building, and designing - these are the skills most graduates of Virginia Tech put to work post-graduation. From mechanical engineering to interior design, VT alumni tend to pick technical careers. Take a look at PayScale's list of the most popular jobs held by Virginia Tech 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 Virginia Tech Grads - Full List
National Median Pay
Business Analyst, IT $81,500
Civil Engineer $73,400
Database Administrator (DBA) $85,100
Electrical Engineer $81,800
Financial Analyst $60,000
Financial Controller $84,100
Industrial Engineer $75,600
Information Technology (IT) Consultant $92,900
Information Technology (IT) Manager $86,400
Interior Designer $45,100
Management Consultant $114,000
Marketing Manager $73,300
Mechanical Engineer $71,800
Operations Manager $71,900
Programmer Analyst $74,800
Project Manager, Construction $84,400
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) $94,200
Senior Software Engineer $98,000
Software Developer $80,500
Systems Engineer (IT) $83,300
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.
 
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