Top 10 Universities in California by Salary

Salary Survey Methodology – Annual pay for bachelor’s degree graduates without higher degrees.

The typical starting graduates have 3 years of work experience, while those in mid-career have 15.5 years. This survey lists the top 10 universities in the State of California based on student’s salaries.

california top universities

The above salary survey was conducted by

Considering the survey results, if you have completed a bachelor’s degree at Stanford University and have 3 years’ work experience, you can expect to earn around $70,400 per year. That figure, though, is a median value.

So in reality, graduates from Stanford University should be earning much more than the median value.

The starting salary of $70,400 in California is equivalent to around $55,000 in Florida after comparing cost of living, State taxes, and other expenses.

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  1. yogi on September 30, 2016 at 12:42 PM

    Hello sir i have recently completed my btech with 68% and got 5.5 bands in ielts could u plz tell me is there any university in usa or canada where i am qualified to take admission in ms.plz tell me as soon as possible .thanku

  2. Bam on April 17, 2010 at 11:48 AM

    This applies to US citizens only. It is tough to get full Time and get sponsored though, but i agreed with Salary range though in general.

  3. Naitik on July 23, 2009 at 9:33 PM

    Nice piece of info here! Thanks !

    Similarly, could you please post such info for other States ?


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