Placement Report

NDSCS Graduates from 2017-18 Academic Year

Placement rate of 99% includes graduates that are employed or pursuing additional college education. Breakdown of programs included in Academic Department or Emphasis in table below:

  • Agriculture (Includes Ag Business, Animal Science, Crop Production Sales & Technology, Farm Management, Precision Agriculture and Ranch Management)
  • Automotive Technology (Includes Automotive Alignment & Brake Technician, Automotive Engine Technician and Automotive Transmission & Driveline Technician)
  • Business Management (Business Technology Management, General Business Management, Restaurant Management, & Retail and Sales Management)
  • Culinary Arts (Includes Chef Training & Management Technology and Restaurant Management)
  • Diesel Technology (Includes General Diesel, Case IH, Komatsu and Auto & Diesel Master Technician)
  • Electrical Technology (Includes Construction, Industrial and Master Technician)
  • Emergency Medical Services (Includes Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Paramedic Technology, Community Paramedic)
  • Health Information (Includes Health Information Technician and Medical Coding)
  • Information & Communications Technology (Includes Information Systems Administrator, Information Technology Support, IT Forensics and Security, Web Design and Web Developer)

Salary averages are based on full-time employment (2,080 hrs./year) and do not include overtime or possible commissions earned by graduates. Average monthly salaries are not reported for programs with insufficient data (3 or less graduates reporting).

The placement information is compiled and printed annually by November 25. For updated information, please contact Student Success & Career Services at 701-671-3000.

The North Dakota State College of Science does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its educational programs or activities and employment policies or practices

Placement Report

Academic Department or Emphasis Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
Agriculture 24 294 $3,562 $7,800 100%
Architectural Drafting and Estimating 6 399 $3,159 $3,640 100%
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology 8 285 $2,787 $3,120 100%
Automotive Technology 15 336 $2,637 $3,120 100%
Building Construction Technology 10 313 $3,545 $4,583 100%
Business Administration and Management 27 323 $2,548 $4,000 96%
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician 11 351 $4,314 $4,333 100%
Construction Management Technology 11 339 $3,890 $5,000 100%
Culinary Arts 11 266 $2,139 $2,600 100%
Allied Dental Education 15 294 $3,467 $3,987 100%
Allied Dental Education 18 305 $5,032 $7,072 100%
Diesel Technology 62 351 $3,692 $8,333 100%
Electrical Technology 42 366 $3,150 $7,500 100%
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 24 263 $3,477 $4,566 100%
Health Information 14 289 $2,753 $4,000 83%
HVACR Technology 13 301 $3,493 $3,640 100%
Information and Communications Technology 18 289 $3,748 $7,041 94%
John Deere Tech 28 351 $2,935 $3,293 100%
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology 9 309 $3,238 $4,300 100%
Mechanical Systems 2 318 100%
Occupational Therapy Assistant 15 268 $2,785 $3,640 89%
Pharmacy Technician 7 262 $3,240 $4,333 100%
Plumbing 5 267 100%
Powersports Technology 6 265 $2,960 $3,333 100%
Nursing 57 306 $2,863 $3,813 98%
Precision Machining Technology 11 318 $3,862 $4,500 100%
Nursing 12 280 $4,011 $4,420 100%
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology 13 288 $3,861 $5,221 100%
Welding Technology 37 346 $3,577 $6,933 100%