Salaries after college graduation

WSJ: Ivy Leaguers’ Big Edge: Starting Pay. PayScale Inc. looked at starting salaries for various professions for graduates of Ivy League colleges and other colleges and then compared the salaries for graduates at their mid-career.

The results showed that starting salaries were higher from Ivy League colleges, but the rate of growth was the about the same.

The study also looked at how mid-career salaries compared with starting level salaries. Engineers as a group saw the lowest increase — 76%. Other careers, including liberal arts, tended do much better at their mid-point.

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