Starting Salaries for the Class of 2014

The first report on average starting salaries for new college graduates from the Class of 2014 earning a bachelor’s degree is $45,473, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Here’s how that pays out for some new graduates:

Average Salaries by Discipline

Parent Page Average Salary Table Source: April 2014 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers

Top-Hiring Industries

Where will your new grad land after graduation? Below are the top five industries taking entry-level hires from the Class of 2014, the majors they are hiring from, and the average salary new hires are being paid.

Parent Page Salaries by Discipline

Source: April 2014 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.

An executive summary of the April 2014 Salary Survey is available online. You can get a more detailed look at starting salaries by contacting your school’s career center.

About NACE: Since 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has been the leading source of information about the employment of college graduates. The next salary report for the Class of 2014 will be published in September 2014.

Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.