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Class of 2014 in Demand by STEM Companies, Has 90% Placement Rate and $67,900 Average Starting Salary

May 29, 2014


Companies Come Calling: Three career fair events, organized annually by the Office of Career Services and Employer Relations, attract hundreds of companies seeking talent to find openings in science, engineering, and mathematics career fields. (Photo by Dale Long)

Rose-Hulman graduates have once again been in popular demand by the nation’s top STEM companies, with 90 percent of the Class of 2014 accepting full-time employment, planning to attend graduate school or earning military commissions by commencement day.

The placement rate is expected to be 99 percent by November 1, the national collegiate reporting date.

The average starting salary for the Class of 2014 is $67,957, an increase from last year’s $63,075 final average.

The top 10 employers of the Class of 2014 are: General Electric Company-All Divisions (8), ArcelorMittal (7), Eli Lilly Company (7), Interactive Intelligence (7), Epic (6), Ford Motor Company (6), Halliburton (5), U.S. Air Force (4), Frito-Lay (4), Microsoft (4), Shirley Contracting Company (4), Texas Instruments (4), Amazon (3), Archer Daniels Midland (3), Boeing Company (3), Century Aluminum (3), Cummins (3), Delek (3), DMC Inc. (3), Fluke (3), Indesign (3), kCura (3), Marathon Petroleum (3), and UOP Honeywell (3).