Wednesday April 12, 2017

More Good Jobs News

Career website Zippia found the University of Dayton is the top school in Ohio for job placement based on U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics data. Among the top schools in each state, the University ranks 13th.

According to Zippia, 94.86 percent of University of Dayton graduates are employed 10 years after graduation. Their median salary is $58,500.

This is more good news for University of Dayton students and graduates as it comes on the heels of two other reports heralding positive job data and prospects.

In January, PayScale listed the University among the best colleges in Ohio for salary potential, reporting that graduates with bachelor's degrees from the University of Dayton earn an average salary of $52,700 early in their careers and $90,200 mid-way through their careers.

Also that month, the University of Dayton's Office of Career Services Flyer First Destination Survey found that 96 percent of recent University of Dayton grads responding to the survey report being employed, pursuing a graduate degree or participating in a service program within six months of graduation. It's a remarkable track record of success, with a least a 95 percent success rate for each of the five years of the survey. 

"These reports affirm the value of a University of Dayton education, which provides our students the resources, hands-on work experiences and research opportunities that set them up for this success," said Jason Eckert, director of career services. "This also is a testament to our students' hard work and achievement that result in good jobs after graduation. Our grads are not only landing jobs, but landing high starting salaries that accelerate their earning clocks."

Some of the nation's and region's top employers are recruiting UD grads — Apple, IBM, General Electric Co., the Cleveland Clinic, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Google, to name a few. Nearly half of the graduates find employment in Ohio while the other half find opportunities in 42 states and abroad.

Visit the related link for the complete Flyers First Destination Survey. 

For more information, contact Shawn Robinson, associate director of news and communications, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson@udayton.edu.