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95% PLACEMENT

Our Grads Get Jobs

You attend college because you want to land your dream job. At Robert Morris University, 95% of our graduates have a job or are enrolled in graduate school within one year of graduation RMU students are more engaged in their careers and more likely to have professional or managerial positions than college graduates nationally, according to Gallup. 

WIth more than 60 undergraduate degree programs and the reputation of a nationally ranked university, RMU helps its graduates enjoy great jobs and great lives.

Our Region Needs Your Skills

Over the next 10 years, employers in the Pittsburgh region will need to hire approximately 1.2 million people. Some of the highest demand fields include information technology, business and finance, engineering, and health care. A nationally ranked university, Robert Morris University is well poised to meet that challenge. We offer degree programs for all those careers and a host of others.

Rising Salaries

The average starting salary for Class of 2016 graduates is $49,202, up more than $1,000 from the Class of 2015's average.

Salaries by Major

Accounting $25,000-$86,000 $49,156
Actuarial Science $40,000-$74,500 $63,355
Communication $14,000–$36,000 $25,833
Computer Information Systems $31,000-$120,000 $55,666
Cyber Forensics & Info Security $35,000-$60,000 $50,720
Economics $35,000-$57,000 $46,000
Engineering $38,000-$100,000 $56,892
Finance $15,000-$55,000 $42,032
Health Services Administration $37,000-$70,000 $52,142
Hospitality/Tourism Management $25,000-$34,000 $30,333
Management $19,200-$90,000 $42,202
Marketing $23,000-$72,000 $39,738
Media Arts $15,000-$38,000 $30,750
Nuclear Medicine $26,000-$60,000 $43,000
Nursing $36,000-$81,500 $53,081
Organizational Leadership $16,000-$165,000 $55,651
Psychology $20,000-$30,000 $25,000

Graduates by Industry

Health Care, Insurance, Pharmaceuticals 24.7%  
Accounting, Banking, Finance 14.0%  
Consumer Products, Real Estate, Retailing 12.7%  
Actuarial, Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction 12.4%  
Education 6.8%  
Hospitality, Food Service 6.8%  
Advertising, Marketing, Sales 1.1%  
Communications, Entertainment, Publishing 3.2%  
Government, Law, Public Administration 3.8%  
Computer, Information Systems 3.3%  
Entrepreneurship, Nonprofit 0.3%  
Recreational Sports 3.2%  
Consulting, Human Resources, Management 2.4%  
Transportation 2.3%  
Energy, Utilities 0.8%  
Other 2.3%  

Select Employment Destinations

ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL
ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES INC.
AMERICAN EXPRESS
GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL
APPLE
BAYER
BDO USA
BNY MELLON
BOMBARDIER
TRANSPORTATION
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
CONVESTRO
DELOITTE
EATON
ERNST & YOUNG
EXCELA HEALTH
FEDERATED INVESTORS
FEDEX
GENERAL ELECTRIC DIGITAL
HIGHMARK
INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC
JOHN HOPKINS
ALL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
KPMG
MCKESSON
MERRILL LYNCH
MIAMI HEAT
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC
MT. LEBANON
SCHOOL DISTRICT
PEOPLES NATUAL GAS
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES
PPG INDUSTRIES
PWC
ROLLS ROYCE
SCHLUMBERGER
SEEGRID
WALT DISNEY
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON
UBER ADVANCE
TECHNOLOGY GROUP
U.S. STEEL
UPMC
WTAE-TV

For more information, contact the Career and Professional Development Center at 412-397-6333 or careers@rmu.edu.

Methodology

The Career and Professional Development Center at Robert Morris University surveyed members of the Class of 2016 utilizing a variety of methods, including telephone, email, U.S. mail, and social media channels including Facebook and LinkedIn to capture students’ post-graduation plans.

Undergraduate 2016 Post-Graduation Survey knowledge rate – 77% or 960 undergraduates.