Career Placement Outcomes - Economics

Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
69.8% 0% 2.4% 16.3%

Response rate: 88.4%

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Master's Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
37.3% 4% 37.3% 5.9%

Response rate: 84.4%


Roles and Workspace for 2019 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company Non-profit Other
Contingent Faculty 1      
Faculty 4      
Postdoc   1    
Research Staff     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.