Spotlight for Career Services ProfessionalsSpotlight for Recruiting ProfessionalsMay 15, 2013
The average salaries for bachelor’s and master’s degree interns held steady this year, according to results of NACE’s 2013 Internship & Co-op Survey.
The average salary for bachelor’s degree interns ticked up just 0.3 percent to $16.26 per hour from $16.21 per hour last year. Among this group, engineering ($20.36), computer science ($18.96), and mathematics ($18.15) majors have the highest average hourly wages.
Meanwhile, the average salary for master’s degree interns dipped from $21.93 per hour last year to $21.90 per hour this year, representing a decrease of 0.1 percent. At $24.43 per hour, engineering majors earned the highest average salary among master’s degree interns, followed by physical sciences ($23.58), mathematics ($23.40), and business ($23.02) majors.
NACE’s 2013 Internship & Co-op Survey was conducted from November 15, 2012, to February 1, 2013.
The survey was sent to 1,060 NACE employer members; 306 organizations, or 28.9 percent, took part.
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