2019 College Track Social Mobility Report 2019 College Track Social Mobility Report (web) - Page 7

Fresh Graduates OUR GRADUATES FIND JOBS FASTER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE AT COMPETITIVE WAGES 1 70% of recent graduates were employed within six months of graduation compared to 64% nationally. 50% are employed full- time compared to 58% nationally. For those employed full-time, salaries are in line with those reported for recent graduates from all socioeconomic backgrounds, averaging $51,250 compared to $50,253. 1 Of the 30% who were not employed at the six month mark, 9% were in graduate school 2 and 7% found a job within a year, which leaves 14% still searching for employment 10 months after college graduation. C O L L E G E T R A C K • P O S T- C O L L E G E O U TC O M E S 70% Bachelor’s degree holders employed within six months of graduation More College Track graduates have a job within 6 months **National average higher than the national average of 64% Fewer have a full-time job: Before 2015 2015 2016 2017 N=120 N=34 N=40 N=57 College Graduation Year 50% vs. 58% nationally *Number of survey respondents **SOURCE: NACE, First Destination Survey: 2014 to 2017 College Track Page 7