Career Placement Outcomes - Chemical Engineering

Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
76.1% 1.5% 0% 7.1%

Response rate: 84.6%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
21.8% 2.2% 45.7% 6.6%

Response rate: 76.1%


Roles and Workspace for 2019 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Health For-profit company: Manufacturing Government Research university Other
Engineering 1   8 1 1  
Postdoc       1 6 1
Product Development     1      
Research Staff   1 1      
Other         1  

* The above data are based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6-month mark.