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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) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Accounting (BS) $9.00 $14.78 $30.00 $30,000 $40,000 $75,000
Accounting (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Advertising and Public Relations (BS) $9.00 $12.01 $27.00 $35,000 $37,404 $37,696
Applied and Computational Mathematics (MS) $15.00 $18.00 $37.00 $46,000 $60,181 $75,000
Applied Arts and Sciences (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Applied Mathematics (BS) $8.00 $15.88 $22.50 $37,000 $66,500 $70,000
Applied Statistics and Actuarial Science (BS) $12.00 $14.10 $17.00 $55,000 $62,932 $70,000
Applied Statistics (MS) $13.00 $21.04 $25.00 $40,000 $57,000 $74,000
Architecture (M.Arch.) $10.00 $12.00 $17.00 $35,000 $38,000 $42,000
Art Education (Visual Art-all grades) MST N/A N/A N/A $40,000 $40,000 $60,000
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) $9.38 $11.40 $19.00 $35,100 $45,000 $55,000
Bioinformatics (BS) $10.00 $11.00 $13.00 ID ID ID
Bioinformatics (MS) $16.00 $22.71 $36.05 ID ID ID
Biology (BS) $7.75 $10.75 $15.00 $28,438 $32,738 $36,777
Biomedical Engineering (BS) $8.00 $15.57 $23.50 $45,000 $53,417 $62,000
Biomedical Sciences (BS) $7.81 $8.94 $10.00 ID ID ID
Biotechnology and Molecular Bioscience (BS) $11.00 $17.20 $22.50 $27,000 $38,600 $48,000
Ceramics (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Ceramics (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Chemical Engineering (BS) $10.00 $16.88 $31.88 $52,000 $65,000 $85,000
Chemistry (BS) $10.00 $14.74 $22.00 $37,200 $50,600 $64,200
Chemistry (MS) ID ID ID $42,000 $47,000 $52,000
Civil Engineering Technology (BS) $9.75 $14.42 $29.75 $37,400 $48,700 $59,900
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) $9.00 $12.08 $20.00 $34,667 $37,544 $40,588
Communication and Media Technologies (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Computational Finance (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Computational Mathematics (BS) $15.00 $16.67 $19.00 $55,000 $62,932 $70,000
Computer Engineering (BS) $10.00 $20.51 $42.00 $57,000 $60,305 $90,500
Computer Engineering (MS) $16.00 $27.88 $42.00 $71,000 $78,500 $90,000
Computer Engineering Technology (BS) $10.00 $18.87 $38.00 $63,000 $65,000 $68,000
Computer Science (BS) $7.50 $21.15 $48.00 $40,000 $84,000 $120,000
Computer Science (MS) $10.00 $26.78 $58.00 $50,000 $89,000 $117,000
Computing and Information Technologies BS   $16.85     $67,000  
Computing and Information Sciences (Ph.D.) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Computing Security (BS) $8.00 $18.86 $43.50 $42,000 $64,251 $160,000
Computing Security (MS) $20.00 $31.60 $52.00 $55,000 $64,251 $130,000
Computing Security (BS/MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Criminal Justice (BS) $9.72 $17.74 $27.00 $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 $40,000 $45,700 $59,000
Digital Humanities and Social Sciences N/A N/A N/A      
Economics (BS) $9.00 $12.90 $25.00 $53,670 $54,800 $56,850
Electrical Engineering (BS) $12.00 $18.25 $29.00 $59,000 $64,000 $80,000
Electrical Engineering (MS) $12.50 $24.23 $40.00 $65,000 $67,500 $81,000
Electrical Engineering Technology (BS) $12.50 $17.90 $25.00 $60,000 $65,000 $70,500
Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology (BS) $10.00 $17.25 $27.25 $40,500 $57,000 $74,000
Engineering Management (ME) $10.00 $21.65 $36.54 $50,000 $63,000 $70,000
Entrepreneurship & Innovative Ventures (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Environmental, Health, and Safety Management (MS) $20.00 $22.00 $24.00 $61,000 $64,300 $70,000
Environmental Science (BS) $10.00 $12.25 $15.00 $34,093 $40,500 $62,872
Environmental Science (MS) ID ID ID $48,100 $61,200 $69,900
Environmental Sustainability Health, and Safety (BS, BS/MS) $8.75 $16.50 $30.00 $40,000 $51,000 $72,500
Experimental Psychology (MS) $12.50 $16.56 $20.00 $40,653 $43,092 $50,275
Facility Management (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Film and Animation (BFA) $12.00 $25.00 $48.00 ID ID ID
Film and Animation (MFA) $10.00 $24.21 $40.00 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) $7.50 $15.00 $44.00 $33,600 $57,500 $110,000
Game Design and Development (MS) $7.50 $15.00 $44.00 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-Tourism Management (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Human-Centered Computing (BS) ID ID ID 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 $55,640 $77,170 $99,720
Illustration (BFA) $9.00 $9.60 $10.00 $26,325 $32,192 $38,636
Imaging Arts (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Imaging Science (BS) $15.00 $20.38 $25.77 $70,000 $72,000 $75,000
Imaging Science (MS) $11.00 $28.35 $40.00 $70,000 $85,000 $90,000
Imaging Science (Ph.D.) $15.00 $32.65 $40.87 $110,000 $130,000 $140,000
Industrial Design (BFA) $10.00 $18.00 $30.00 $24,000 $45,000 $60,000
Industrial Design (MFA) $10.00 $22.41 $40.00 ID ID ID
Industrial Engineering (BS) $9.50 $17.00 $36.00 $42,000 $58,080 $65,000
Industrial Engineering (ME) $16.00 $20.09 $26.56 $50,000 $63,300 $75,500
Industrial Engineering (MS) $10.00 $24.08 $45.00 $60,000 $69,000 $72,300
Information Sciences and Technologies (MS) $10.00 $17.85 $33.00 $55,000 $60,000 $100,000
Interior Design (BFA) $12.00 $16.00 $22.50 $25,534 $42,176 $49,412
International Business (BS) $9.00 $12.16 $20.00 $38,000 $38,000 $50,000
International Hospitality and Service Management (BS) $7.50 $10.14 $20.00 $34,000 $41,350 $48,400
International and Global Studies (BS) $9.25 $9.81 $12.00 $44,711 $53,921 $53,921
Journalism (BS) $10.00 $11.19 $15.00 $30,242 $33,065 $40,200
Management (BS) $9.50 $11.74 $28.00 $37,000 $46,333 $63,000
Management (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $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 $30.00 ID ID ID
Manufacturing Engineering Technology (BS) $10.00 $17.33 $26.00 $54,000 $62,000 $70,000
Manufacturing Leadership (MS) N/A N/A N/A ID ID ID
Marketing (BS) $9.25 $12.56 $19.00 $45,000 $55,000 $70,000
Master of Business Administration (MBA) $10.00 $19.58 $25.00 $36,000 $45,000 $65,000
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Accounting $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $36,000 $45,000 $67,000
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $30.000 $45,500 $150,000
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 $17.02 $35.00 $40,000 $59,047 $70,000
Mechanical Engineering (ME) $10.00 $19.91 $28.85 $48,000 $63,724 $95,000
Mechanical Engineering (MS) $20.00 $26.18 $30.00 $56,250 $61,500 $70,000
Mechanical Engineering Technology (BS) $10.00 $17.65 $37.00 $34,000 $58,000 $84,000
Media Arts and Technology (BS) $7.50 $14.00 $27.00 $35,000 $45,000 $65,000
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) $16.00 $21.00 $30.00 $65,000 ID $75,000
Microelectronic Engineering (MS) $19.00 ID $30.00 $67,000 ID $90,000
Microelectronic Manufacturing Engineering (ME) $19.00 - $30.00 $67,000 - $90,000
Microsystems Engineering (Ph.D.) N/A N/A N/A ID ID ID
Motion Picture Science (BS) $12.00 $12.83 $14.00 $40,000 $60,000 $64,500
Museum Studies (BS) N/A N/A N/A ID ID ID
New Media Design (BFA) $10.00 $19.07 $35.00 $50,000 $64,300 $120,000
New Media Interactive Development (BS)   $16.67     $64,300  
New Media Marketing (BS) $9.15 $12.56 $20.60 $35,000 $42,015 $85,000
Nutrition Management (BS) $8.00 $9.67 $15.00 ID ID ID
Packaging Science (BS) $11.00 $19.00 $33.00 $36,000 $57,000 $66,000
Packaging Science (MS) $12.00 $22.02 $32.00 $40,000 $58,000 $72,000
Philosophy (BS) ID ID ID $31,700 $38,000 $47,167
Photographic and Imaging Arts (BFA) $8.00 $12.56 $22.80 $41,800 $57,850 $73,900
Physician Assistant (BS) N/A N/A N/A $53,000 $65,000 $72,000
Physics (BS) $11.00 $12.67 $20.00 $48,445 $55,710 $62,500
Political Science (BS) ID ID ID $37,475 $41,785 $49,911
Print Media (MS) $9.00 $17.11 $30.00 $40,000 $49,000 $65,000
Product Development (MS) N/A N/A N/A $69,000 $88,500 $96,000
Professional Studies (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Psychology (BS) $9.00 $11.32 $33.00 $31,114 $33,681 $38,664
Public Policy (BS) $13.50 $14.13 $16.00 ID ID ID
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 N/A $50,733 N/A
Service Leadership and Innovation (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Sociology and Anthropology (BS) ID ID ID ID $45,750 ID
Software Engineering (BS) $9.00 $21.03 $57.30 $44,000 $79,500 $110,000
Software Engineering (MS) $12.50 $23.21 $37.00 $52,000 $82,200 $101,000
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) $11.00 ID $30.00 $60,000 ID $80,000
Visual Communication Design (MFA) $10.00 $24.08 $50.00 $57,000 $60,000 $75,000
Web and Mobile Computing BS   $16.85     $67,000