Career Outcome Statistics 2017-2018 | College of Business | SIU

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Business Placement Center

College of Business

Career Outcome Statistics

The Business Placement Center located within the College of Business is proud to be entering into its 18th year of offering comprehensive career services to students, alumni and corporate partners.

Each day, students have the opportunity to meet with staff members during walk-in advising in order to build stronger resumes, refine interviewing skills, evaluate compensation packages, and much more. Career advisors are available to discuss in-depth career questions, such as what opportunities exist within a student's major, how to begin the job search process, and how to contact companies across the country.

The data listed below is a summary of information that was collected from our 2017-2018 graduating class. This report was prepared based on information from 91% of our graduates at the time of graduation.

Undergraduate Career Outcome Rate (Updated 6/18/18)

Graduation Percentage
Total 79%
Accounting 82%
Business and Administration 88%
Business Economics 100%
Finance 72%
Management 68%
Marketing 65%

Base Salary

Degree Salary
College of Business Average Salary $44,180
Accounting Average Salary $44,212
Business and Administration Average Salary $50,750
Business Economics Average Salary $49,900
Finance Average Salary $44,199
Management Average Salary $42,941
Marketing Average Salary $37,530

Experiential Learning Experiences

School Facilitated Experiences 72%
Student Facilitated Experiences 16%
No Response 12%

Graduate Career Outcome Rate (Updated 6/18/18)

Graduation Percentage
Total 70%
Master of Accountancy 75%
Master of Business Administration 62%
Master of Business Administration (Online) 73%

Base Salary

Degree Salary
College of Business Mean Salary $71,011
Master of Accountancy Mean Salary $50,883
Master of Business Administration Mean Salary $69,075
Master of Business Administration (Online) Mean Salary $93,075

Sample of Employers

AbbVie Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Accenture Macy's
ADM Mariano's
Altria Group MB Financial Bank
Banterra Bank NISA Investment Advisors, L.L.C.
Baxter Credit Union OpenX
Blue Pearl Consulting Pepsi MidAmerica
Byrne Electrical Specialist Regions Bank
CDW RPM Advertising
Celergo Scottrade
Coyote Logistics Siemens Industries
Deloitte LLP SSM Healthcare
Drive Train Industries State Farm
Edward Jones Tech USA
Enterprise Holdings The Driskill Foundation
Ernst & Young UniFirst
Federated Insurance Universal Technology Corporation
Georgia Aquarium Walgreens Company
Heartland Dental Wal-Mart
Hunter Engineering Company Wells Fargo
Kemper CPA Group Wintrust Financial
KPMG W.W. Grainger