Post-Graduation Data

Class of 2008

We are proud to report that our Class of 2008 graduates received the highest starting salaries in the College of Engineering and among the highest across Carnegie Mellon. The maximum salary for graduating students this year was $120,000, with a median salary of $88,000 for MSIN students and a median salary of $75,000 for MSISTM students.

MSIN

Salaries

Maximum
Minimum
Mean
Median
$120,000
$68,000
$85,634
$88,000

Employers and Job Titles

Employer Job Title Location
Autodesk IT Business Analyst San Rafael, CA
BDP International Software Developer Philadelphia, PA
Bloomberg Financial Software Developer New York, NY
Cisco (4) Software Engineer San Jose, CA
Data Domain Software Engineer Santa Clara, CA
Golman Sachs (6) Analyst (1) New York, NY
  Technical Programming Associate (1) New York, NY
  Technology Analyst (4) New York, NY
Google, Inc Software Engineer Seattle, WA
Lehman Brothers Analyst New York, NY
Merrill Lynch Technology Analyst New York, NY
Microsoft (2) Software Developer Redmond, WA
Morgan Stanley (4) Analyst (1) New York, NY
  Technology Associate (2) New York, NY
  Distributed Development Trainee (1) New York, NY
Netronome Software Engineer Pittsburgh, PA
Network Appliance (4) Software Engineer Sunnyvale, CA
Nvidia Systems Design Engineer Santa Clara, CA
Oracle(4) Member of Technical Staff Redwood Shores, CA
PricewaterhouseCoopers Associate Consultant New York, NY
Riverbed (6) Member of Technical Staff (4) San Francisco, CA
  Member of Technical Staff (1) Sunnyvale, CA
  Software Engineer (1) San Francisco, CA
Yahoo! Software Systems Development Engineer Sunnyvale, CA

Graduate and Professional Schools Selected

Institution
Program
Degree
Carnegie Mellon University   Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Ph.D.

Employment by Geographic Region

Region
Number of Graduates
Percentage
Northeast: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
14
34%
Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV
2
5%
Southwest: AZ, NM, OK, TX
0
--
West: CA, HI, NV
22
54%
Southeast: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN
0
--
Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI
0
--
Northwest: AK, CO, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA, WY
3
7%
International
0
--

MSISTM

Employers and Job Titles

Employer Job Title Location
Citigroup Quantitative Trading Analyst New York, NY
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Systems Engineer Pasadena, CA
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Associate Engineer Boston, MA
Mitre Senior Software Systems Engineer Bedford, MA
Motorola Senior Software Engineer Schaumburgh, IL
Software Engineering Institute Member of Technical Staff Pittsburgh, PA
US Postal Inspection Service Contractor Washington, DC
US Government Information System Security Designer Washington, DC
US Government Accounting Office IT Analyst Washington, DC
US Mint IT Specialist Washington, DC
Yahoo! Software Systems Development Engineer Sunnyvale, CA

Salaries

Maximum
Minimum
Mean
Median
$90,000
$56,000
$74,907
$75,000

Graduate and Professional Schools Selected

Institution
Program
Degree
--
--
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Employment by Geographic Region

Region
Number of Graduates
Percentage
Northeast: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
3
27%
Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV
5
45%
Southwest: AZ, NM, OK, TX
0
--
West: CA, HI, NV
2
18%
Southeast: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN
0
--
Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI
1
10%
Northwest: AK, CO, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA, WY
0
--
International
0
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