ERIC Number: ED367224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Employment Survey of Michigan College Graduates: Report of Destinations, Average Starting Salaries, and Unemployment, 1990-91 (All Degree Levels, Minority and Teacher Certified Graduates).
Scheetz, L. Patrick; Gardner, Philip D.
This report presents information on the early career outcomes of college graduates, compiled from data received from 33 public and independent two-year and four-year colleges and universities in Michigan. The first section of the report presents statistical summaries for all degree levels; the second section covers statistics for minorities; and the last section covers teacher certificate graduates. College programs with high employment rates are listed, and yearly average starting salaries for all majors are reported. Findings of the study include: (1) approximately 12 percent of the bachelor's graduates were still unemployed 6 months after graduation; (2) the majority of graduates from the 1990-91 class found employment in Michigan; (3) of minority graduates, 61 percent were working full time, 16 percent were unemployed, 19 percent had continued their education, and 11 percent were working part time or were temporarily out of the work force; and (4) of graduates who received teaching certificates, 52 percent were working full time, a decrease of 4 percent from the previous year. Eleven tables present detailed statistical data. (JDD)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Patterns, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Salaries, Teacher Salaries, Unemployment
Collegiate Employment Research Institute, 113 Student Services Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1113 ($10).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Collegiate Employment Research Inst.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan