Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new survey shows starting salaries are indicating that employers like the kind of education students get at Michigan Technological University.
The survey by payscale.com ranked Michigan Tech third in the nation among public research universities for the average starting salary of graduates.
Payscale.com surveyed over 13-hundred public and private colleges and universities and more than 1.5 million employers.
They were looking for the return on financial investment, measured by the earning potential of graduates.
The results placed Michigan Tech 13th among state schools nationwide, with a typical starting salary of $61,000.
The financial analysis website also ranked Tech graduates 19th in the nation for mid-career salaries.