Impressive Careers Begin at RIT

Average Starting Salaries of RIT Graduates


Bachelor’s Degree Earners

$13,000 higher than national average


Master’s Degree Earners

$16,000 higher than national average NACE Dialog

Program outcomes component

At RIT, outcome rates are just part of the story.

Our alums are well-prepared to hit the ground running on day one. They are leading their fields in a range of dynamic industries, all thanks to their unique RIT experience.

  • Brittany Lee
    Film and Animation
    Brittany Lee ’06
    • Visual Development Artist
    • Walt Disney Animation Studio

    Lee was a member of the Academy Award-winning animation team that designed the world of Frozen and Frozen 2. She has worked on a number of Disney’s animated films, including Wreck-it Ralph, Zootopia, Moana, and Raya and the Last Dragon.

    Learn about Lee’s life of animation

  • James Wegner ’09 and Jonny Widder ’09
    Media Arts and Technology
    James Wegner ’09
    Jonny Widder ’09
    • Co-Presidents, Volume Industries

    Wegner and Widder’s company is a one-stop shop for technical design, fabrication, millwork, project management, logistics and installation, and digital imaging. They’ve created indoor and outdoor displays for brands such as Nordstrom and Christian Louboutin.

    Learn about their creativity

  • Maduka Gunasinghe
    Biomedical Sciences
    Maduka Gunasinghe ’22
    • Medical Student, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

    After volunteering at University of Rochester Medical Center and serving as a health coach with Greater Rochester Independent Practice Association, Gunasinghe is headed to medical school to pursue his passion for community service.

    Explore his journey

  • Carter Sargent
    Humanities, Computing, and Design
    Carter Sargent ’23
    • Accessibility Engineer, WW International

    Sargent is researching users’ needs and designs accessible, functional apps and websites specifically for those users, not just adding them in as an afterthought. As a result, he’s making the user experience accessible for everyone.

    Explore his approach to accessible design

  • Andre Lytle
    3D Digital Design
    Andrew Lytle ’19
    • Environmental Artist
    • PlayStation

    After four years of working on the iconic baseball video game franchise, MLB The Show, Andrew’s career is a home run.

    Learn how he hit it out of the park

  • Nicole Rotondo
    Mechanical Engineering
    Nicole Rotondo ’16
    • Trackside Engineer, Honda Performance Development

    Rotondo went from drivetrain lead on the RIT Formula One team to making history as the first women trackside engineer on a winning Indianapolis 500 team when Marcus Ericsson’s No. 8 car crossed the finish line first at the 2022 race.

    Learn about her Rotondo’s in the fast lane

  • Christopher Vollaro picture with Pfizer
    Environmental, Health, and Safety Management
    Christopher Vollaro ’21
    • Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Industrial Hygiene Lead
    • Pfizer Global Workplace Solutions

    As the global Covid-19 pandemic unfolded, Vollaro’s role in keeping his colleagues safe grew exponentially. As Pfizer took a lead role in vaccine development, Vollaro made sure mechanisms were in place to protect his colleagues.

    Learn about his safety solutions

  • Jessica Salamone
    Jessica Salamone ’99
    • Director of Genetic Counseling and Cancer Risk Assessment
    • Elizabeth Wende Breast Care

    Salamone is a scientist advising on medical management, an RIT professor teaching genetics and heredity, and a counselor offering empathy and hope to patients and their families at a world-renowned breast care clinic.

    Learn about her empowering path to success

Uniquely RIT

What makes RIT…well, RIT? We advance the exceptional every day, in ways big and small.

This is who we are.

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