New college grads doing better at the pay window

Survey shows average starting salaries up 4.8 percent

Of course, many a recent college grad would be unfamiliar with the concept of a pay window, but that's neither here nor there.

According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), starting salaries being offered to this year's college graduates are up 4.8 percent over this time last year.

Those with computer science degrees are doing just fine, too, although a shade less well than their counterparts in other disciplines.

From the organization's press release:

As a group, students in the computer science disciplines saw their average offer rise 4.3 percent to $62,328. Graduates majoring specifically in computer science saw their average salary offer increase 3.7 percent to $63,402, and the average offer to information sciences and systems graduates rose 4.4 percent to $57,499.

This is the third consecutive quarter of average salary growth, according to NACE.

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