Clarkson University placement data (Class of 2016): The overall placement rate for the Class of 2016 was 95 percent.
Five-year Placement Comparison:
|Clarkson University Overall: 2012 - 2016 Placement Review||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016|
|Total Students Graduated||615||639||659||702||725|
|Of those students reporting:|
|% Graduate School||21%||15%||16%||15%||16%|
|% Alternative (represents Military only 2012 - 2015)||3%||2%||2%||2%||4%|
Average starting salary:
Clarkson University graduates have some of the highest salaries in the nation, according to the 2016-2017 College Salary Report from PayScale Inc.
Alumni with Clarkson bachelor's degrees are in the top 4 percent of earners and those who went on to get additional degrees are in the top 2 percent.
The average starting salary for the Class of 2016 was $56,297
Top Employers for the Class of 2016:
|Advance Testing Co., Inc.||General Electric|
|Amphenol Aerospace||National Grid|
|BAE Systems||Portsmouth Naval Shipyard|
|Bimbo Bakeries||Regeneron Pharmaceuticals|
|General Dynamics Electric Boat||Viking Cives|
|General Dynamics Mission Systems||Whiting Turner Contracting Corporation|
Graduate schools attended (partial list for Class of 2016):
|Georgia Institute of Technology|
|Pennsylvania State University|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|SUNY Upstate Medical University|
|University of Conneticut|
All data reported above is collected via the annual placement survey given to all graduates. The data is collected via a questionnaire and is collected at four intervals (at the time of graduation, as well as at three, six, and eight months). Clarkson University graduates enter into a variety of industries and occupations, examples include leadership development programs, operations, process engineering, research and design, consulting, financial analysis, and supply chain.