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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Career and Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes

Each year, the Business Career Center publishes a Career Outcomes report, sharing the statistics of students’ post-graduation plans. The data presented is based upon survey responses and information from other legitimate sources, such as faculty and LinkedIn, offering a more comprehensive view.

Points Of Pride

Student Outcomes for College of Business Undergraduates 2018-19

Post Graduation Plans

86% of students secured employment or continued education within six months of graduation.
67% accepted employment
17% committed to further education
1% serving in the military
1% volunteering


Starting Salaries

$48,073 average full-time starting salary based on 390 reported salaries.
Does not include those employed in post-graduate internships or fellowships.


Signing Bonuses

$5,403 average signing bonus based on 103 reported signing bonuses.

Act Sci Career Fair

Hourly Rate by Major for 2019-20 Interns

Major Hourly Rate
Accounting $16.05
Actuarial Science $20.84
Agribusiness $15.94
Business Administration $13.47
Economics $13.84
Finance $14.31
International Business $13.31
Management $13.40
Marketing $13.09
Supply Chain Management $15.89
All Majors Average $14.29