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Salary and Career Info

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 - $38,000 -
Accounting (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 ID ID ID
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 - $60,000 -
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           - ID           -
Communication and Media Technologies (MS) ID ID ID - $43,000 -
Computational Finance (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 ID ID ID
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 - $95,000 -
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 ID ID ID
Criminal Justice (MS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound) (BS) N/A N/A N/A           - $64,280           -
Dietetics and Nutrition (BS) $8.00 $9.67 $15.00 ID ID ID
Digital Humanities and Social Sciences N/A N/A N/A      
Economics (BS) $10.42 $13.50 $25.00 ID $48,500 ID
Electrical Engineering (BS) $14.00 $18.75 $30.00 - $70,000 -
Electrical Engineering (MS) $12.50 $24.23 $40.00 - $78,000 -
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 ID ID ID
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
Film and Animation (BFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Film and Animation (MFA) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Finance (BS) $8.00 $14.28 $25.00 - $58,500 -
Finance (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 - $54,000 -
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) $9.70 $16.13 $30.00 - $43,750 -
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 ID ID ID
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) $14.00 $14.83 $15.00 - $56,000 -
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 - $40,000 -
Management (MS) $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 - $70,000 -
Management Information Systems (BS) $10.00 $17.39 $38.26 - $59,000 -
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) $10.00 $19.18 $26.44 - $57,350 -
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Accounting $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 - $46,500 -
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive $13.00 $18.39 $38.00 $46,500   $72,800
Master of Science in Business ID ID ID - - -
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) ID ID ID $55,000 $59,650 $75,000
Mathematical Modeling (PhD) $21.00 $30.00 $45.00 - $79,556 -
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) $10.00 $15.00 $20.30 - $60,000 -
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) $9.70 $20.00 $45.00 - $67,500 -
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 $20.00 $32.50 - $60,853 -
Packaging Science (MS) $17.00 $24.00 $41.00 - $67,000 -
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 ID ID ID
Photographic Sciences (BS) $9.00 $14.00 $22.00 - ID -
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) ID ID ID ID ID ID
Science, Technology and Public Policy (MS) ID ID ID         - $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 -
Supply Chain Management (BS) ID ID ID ID ID ID
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) $12.00 $24.45 $36.00 - $75,000 -
Web and Mobile Computing BS $9.70 $19.11 $50.00 - $65,500 -