As IT Pay Rises and Students Pursue the ‘Big Names,’ Mid-Size Firms Work Harder to Hire
This year, U.S. colleges will graduate somewhere around 124,000 information technology majors.
Most of them (61 percent) will head straight into the workforce, where the average starting salary for these new grads averages $59,000. Those with masters and PhDs, and those in high-demand specialties like security, will earn much more.
Where they want to work is not much of a surprise: Google, Micro