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Salary and Program Data

This data has been gathered from RIT co-op students and graduates by the RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education. Click on the program title for career overview information that includes: curriculum, degrees awarded, enrollment numbers, cooperative education and experiential education component, students skills, accreditation, equipment and facilities, nature of work, training/qualifications, job outlook, job titles, employment, significant points, and selected employer hiring partners.

Note: Table cells with "ID" indicate that insufficient data exists for that cell. "N/A" stands for not applicable, meaning there is no co-op option for that particular program.

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  Co-op Full-time (Entry Level)
Degree Min Avg Max Min Median Max
3D Digital Graphics (BFA) $8.00 $17.80 $40.00 ID ID ID
Accounting (BS) $9.70 $14.78 $30.00 $30,000 $40,000 $75,000
Accounting (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $36,000 $40,000 $65,000
Advertising and Public Relations (BS) $9.00 $12.65 $21.00                - $40,714           -
Applied and Computational Mathematics (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Applied Arts and Sciences (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Applied Mathematics (BS) $10.00 $23.44 $45.68 ID ID ID
Applied Statistics and Actuarial Science (BS) $18.00 $19.00 $20.00 - $51,200 -
Applied Statistics (MS) $21.00 $27.00 $35.00 ID ID ID
Architecture (M.Arch.) $12.00 $16.97 $20.50 ID ID ID
Art Education (Visual Art-all grades) MST N/A N/A N/A - $59,000 -
Astrophysical Sciences and Technology (MS) N/A N/A N/A ID ID ID
Astrophysical Sciences and Technology (Ph.D.) N/A N/A N/A ID ID ID
Biochemistry (BS) $12.50 $21.05 $25.65 ID ID ID
Bioinformatics (BS) $10.00 $15.33 $24.00 ID ID ID
Bioinformatics (MS) ID ID ID - $59,500 -
Biology (BS) $7.15 $12.66 $19.75 ID ID ID
Biomedical Engineering (BS) $8.00 $15.93 $24.00 $45,000 $56,777 $70,000
Biomedical Sciences (BS) $7.81 $8.94 $10.00 ID ID ID
Biotechnology and Molecular Bioscience (BS) $10.00 $13.34 $17.00 - $34,500 -
Business Analytics (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Ceramics (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Ceramics (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Chemical Engineering (BS) $10.70 $17.53 $33.17 - $65,000 -
Chemistry (BS) $9.00 $11.83 $19.00 ID ID ID
Chemistry (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Civil Engineering Technology (BS) $10.00 $15.60 $30.00 - $51,500 -
Color Science (MS) $15.00 $22.50 $30.00 $70,000 $72,000 $90,000
Color Science (Ph.D.) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Communication (BS) $8.25 $12.29 $20.00           - $38,666           -
Communication and Media Technologies (MS) ID ID ID $41,200 $48,000 $85,005
Computational Finance (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Computational Mathematics (BS) $13.00 $22.00 $30.00 - $65,000 -
Computer Engineering (BS) $10.00 $19.89 $42.00 - $68,000 -
Computer Engineering (MS) $10.00 $19.89 $42.00 - $84,000 -
Computer Engineering Technology (BS) $14.00 $19.97 $30.00 - $71,084 -
Computer Science (BS) $10.00 $22.11 $62.50 - $100,000 -
Computer Science (MS) $10.50 $26.78 $58.00 $50,000 $89,000 $117,000
Computing and Information Technologies BS $10.00 $17.42 $22.50 - $66,000 -
Computing and Information Sciences (Ph.D.) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Computing Security (BS) $9.00 $21.53 $50.00 - $75,306 -
Computing Security (MS) $13.75 $26.29 $40.00 ID ID ID
Computing Security (BS/MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Criminal Justice (BS) $9.00 $12.00 $1400 $39,367 $36,500 $44,069
Criminal Justice (MS) ID ID ID $40,333 $46,968 $46,968
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound) (BS) N/A N/A N/A           - $64,280           -
Dietetics and Nutrition (BS) $7.00 $11.58 $18.00 ID ID ID
Digital Humanities and Social Sciences N/A N/A N/A      
Economics (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Electrical Engineering (BS) $14.00 $18.75 $30.00 $60,000 $67,000 $80,000
Electrical Engineering (MS) $12.50 $24.23 $40.00 $65,000 $67,500 $81,000
Electrical Engineering Technology (BS) $12.50 $18.95 $30.00 - $69,750 -
Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology (BS) $12.00 $17.80 $28.00 - $61,500 -
Engineering Management (ME) $10.00 $21.65 $23.00 $50,000 $63,000 $75,500
Entrepreneurship & Innovative Ventures (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Environmental, Health, and Safety Management (MS) $16.00 $21.00 $26.00 - $60,000 -
Environmental Science (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Environmental Science (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Environmental Sustainability Health, and Safety (BS, BS/MS) $14.00 $18.25 $23.00 ID ID ID
Experimental Psychology (MS) $12.50 $16.56 $20.00 ID ID ID
Facility Management (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Film and Animation (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Film and Animation (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Finance (BS) $9.00 $15.52 $40.00 $40,000 $54,000 $75,000
Finance (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Fine Arts Studio (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Fine Arts Studio (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Furniture Design (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Furniture Design (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Game Design and Development (BS) $10.00 $17.00 $45.00 - $70,000 -
Game Design and Development (MS) $10.00 $17.00 $45.00 ID ID ID
Glass (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Glass (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Graphic Design (BFA) $10.00 $17.70 $30.00 $38,000 $47,638 $70,000
Health Systems Administration (MS) ID ID ID $50,000 $55,000 $60,000
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BS) $8.43 $12.02 $18.00 - $39,000 -
Hospitality and Tourism Management (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Human-Centered Computing (BS) $11.00 $23.97 $25.00 ID ID ID
Human-Computer Interaction (MS) $11.00 $22.75 $36.00 ID ID ID
Human Resource Development (MS) $10.00 $13.92 $22.00 ID ID ID
Illustration (BFA) $9.00 $9.60 $10.00 $26,325 $32,192 $38,636
Imaging Arts (MFA) ID ID ID $35,000 ID $75,000
Imaging Science (BS) $12.00 $16.00 $23.00 - $85,000 -
Imaging Science (MS) $18.00 $25.00 $58.00 - $85,000 -
Imaging Science (Ph.D.) $25.00 $36.00 $60.00 - $100,000 -
Industrial Design (BFA) $8.00 $16.39 $25.00 - $41,000 -
Industrial Design (MFA) $10.00 $22.41 $40.00 ID ID ID
Industrial Engineering (BS) $11.00 $18.00 $35.00 - $65,000 -
Industrial Engineering (ME) $11.00 $18.00 $35.00 - $77,500 -
Industrial Engineering (MS) $11.00 $18.00 $35.00 - $77,500 -
Information Sciences and Technologies (MS) $12.50 $24.83 $70.00 - $80,000 -
Interior Design (BFA) $12.00 $16.00 $22.50 $25,534 $42,176 $49,412
International Business (BS) $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 ID ID ID
International and Global Studies (BS) $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 ID ID ID
Journalism (BS) $11.00 $12.13 $16.00 ID ID ID
Management (BS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $40,00   $72,800
Management Information Systems (BS) $10.00 $17.17 $33.00 $36,000 $62,000 $90,000
Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration (MS) $15.00 $23.00 $29.00 - $68,000 -
Manufacturing Engineering Technology (BS) $15.00 $19.00 $25.50 - $57,500 -
Manufacturing Leadership (MS) N/A N/A N/A ID ID ID
Marketing (BS) $8.00 $13.28 $18.00 $50,000  
Master of Business Administration (MBA) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Accounting $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Master of Science in Business $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) ID ID ID $55,000 $59,650 $75,000
Mechanical Engineering (BS) $10.00 $18.93 $40.00 - $65,000 -
Mechanical Engineering (ME) $10.00 $19.91 $28.85 - $70,000 -
Mechanical Engineering (MS) $20.00 $26.18 $30.00 - $65,000 -
Mechanical Engineering Technology (BS) $10.40 $17.67 $32.50 - $55,620 -
Media Arts and Technology (BS) $8.00 $15.12 $26.00 ID ID ID
Medical Illustration (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Medical Illustration (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Metals and Jewelry Design (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Metals and Jewelry Design (MFA) $13.00 $16.86 $20.00 ID ID ID
Microelectronic Engineering (BS) $16.50 $21.20 $30.00 - $70,000 -
Microelectronic Engineering (MS/ME) $19.00 ID $30.00 - $72,000 -
Microelectronic Manufacturing Engineering (ME) $19.00 - $30.00 $67,000 - $90,000
Microsystems Engineering (Ph.D.) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Motion Picture Science (BS) $12.00 $12.83 $14.00 $40,000 $60,000 $64,500
Museum Studies (BS) $9.50 $13.56 $19.00 ID ID ID
Networking and Systems Administration (MS) $15.00 $23.88 $43.00 - $66,000 -
New Media Design (BFA) $10.00 $19.15 $45.00 $50,000 $65,000 $120,000
New Media Interactive Development (BS) $10.00 $18.41 $25.00 ID ID ID
New Media Marketing (BS) $9.00 $13.92 $18.00   $49,500  
Nutritional Sciences (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Packaging Science (BS) $11.00 $20.36 $32.50 - $62,500 -
Packaging Science (MS) $11.00 $20.36 $32.50 - $62,500 -
Philosophy (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Photographic and Imaging Arts (BFA) ID ID ID - $51,000 -
Photography and Related Media (MFA) ID ID ID $35,000 ID $75,000
Photographic Sciences (BS) $9.00 $14.00 $22.00 - $35,000 -
Physician Assistant (BS) N/A N/A N/A $53,000 $65,000 $72,000
Physics (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Political Science (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Print Media (MS) $15.40 $21.61 $32.00 ID ID ID
Product Development (MS) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Professional Studies (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Psychology (BS) $8.75 $11.99 $19.80 $31,114 $33,681 $38,664
Public Policy (BS) $10.00 $11.00 $12.00           - $46,000           -
School Psychology (MS) N/A N/A N/A $38,294 $42,147 $52,000
Science, Technology and Public Policy (MS) N/A N/A N/A         - $50,733         -
Service Leadership and Innovation (MS) $10.00 $13.92 $22.00 ID ID ID
Sociology and Anthropology (BS) $9.00 $11.67 $14.00 ID ID ID
Software Engineering (BS) $10.00 $22.16 $45.00 - $83,000 -
Software Engineering (MS) $12.00 $23.55 $35.00 - $72,500 -
Sustainability (Ph.D.) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Sustainable Engineering (MS) $8.25 $17.00 $34.00 $53,000 $65,500 $76,500
Sustainable Engineering (ME) $8.25 $17.00 $34.00 $53,000 $65,500 $76,500
Sustainable Systems (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Systems Engineering (ME) $8.25 $17.00 $34.00 $53,000 $65,500 $76,500
Telecommunications Engineering Technology (MS) $12.50 $19.22 $30.00 - $70,000 -
Visual Communication Design (MFA) $10.00 $24.08 $50.00 $57,000 $60,000 $75,000
Web and Mobile Computing BS $9.70 $19.11 $50.00 - $65,500 -