• Intern Salaries Hold Steady for 2013

    Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
    Spotlight for Recruiting Professionals
    May 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.

Intern Salaries Hold Steady for 2013