Career Outlook

Impact critical business decisions. Employ technology to improve processes. Help improve connections between people, communities, and society as a whole. Your career opportunities are endless.

Stacking the job search in your favor.

Our graduates get some of the best jobs that industry, non-profits, and government agencies have to offer. With excellent salaries, high employer demand, and high job satisfaction rates, careers in this field are highly desirable. In fact, Glassdoor ranked data science and information management jobs as the #1 recommended career track to pursue six years in a row.

$74,952

Average starting salary of 2020 undergraduates

Our graduates earn higher salaries than all other schools and colleges at Syracuse University, even in the midst of a pandemic and global recession. With a combination of business, leadership, and technology skills, they go on to careers where their work has real impact.

88%

2020 undergraduate placement rate during COVID-19 outbreak and global recession

Our graduates are in-demand in industries that are hiring despite a pandemic and global recession. Whether you’re advancing in your career, or looking for your first job, we have the industry connections and expert knowledge to help you succeed.

Where our graduates are now…

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I have a job because of the iSchool. There is a blend between management and technology, giving students the option to pursue something more technical or management oriented.

—Akshit Salian '19, Data Analyst, SmartestEnergy

Outcomes by Program

Find the rate of employment and average salary from your program of interest.

2020 Average Placement Rate: 88%

2018–2020 Rolling Average Placement Rate: 89%

2020 Average Salary: $74,952

2018–2020 Rolling Average Salary: $67,735

2020 Average Placement Rate: 69%

2019 – 2020 Rolling Average Placement Rate: 79%

2020 Average Salary: $86,625

2019 – 2020 Rolling Average Salary: $84,735

2020 Average Placement Rate: 82%

2018 – 2020 Rolling Average Placement Rate: 88%

2020 Average Salary: $80,333

2018 – 2020 Rolling Average Salary: $77,198

2020 Average Placement Rate: 63%

2018 – 2020 Rolling Average Placement Rate: 81%

2020 Average Salary: $ Not Reported

2018 – 2020 Rolling Average Salary: $52,853