Placement Report

NDSCS Graduates from 2018-19 Academic Year

Placement rate of 98% 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, Agronomy, Animal Science, Farm Management, Precision Agriculture and Ranch Management)
  • Automotive Technology (Includes Automotive Alignment & Brake Technician, Automotive Engine Technician and Automotive Transmission & Driveline Technician, Automobile and Diesel Master Technician)
  • Business Management (Administration and Finance, Business Technology Management, Marketing, Sales and Hospitality Services, Restaurant Management, General Business Management)
  • Culinary Arts (Includes Chef Training & Management Technology and Restaurant Management)
  • Diesel Technology (Includes General Diesel, Case IH, Komatsu)
  • Electrical Technology (Includes Construction, Industrial and Master Technician)
  • Emergency Medical Services (Includes Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Paramedic Technology)
  • 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 27 422 $2,972 $7,500 100%
Architectural Drafting and Estimating 15 455 $3,101 $3,813 100%
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology 7 440 $2,760 $3,293 100%
Automotive Technology 14 495 $2,991 $4,160 100%
Building Construction Technology 8 432 100%
Business Administration and Management 29 461 $2,453 $4,333 93%
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician 15 517 100%
Construction Management Technology 15 446 $3,795 $5,200 100%
Culinary Arts 10 416 $2,689 $3,127 100%
Allied Dental Education 13 425 $3,400 $3,986 100%
Allied Dental Education 21 422 $4,245 $6,413 100%
Diesel Technology 58 517 $3,529 $7,250 100%
Electrical Technology 35 477 $3,715 $8,000 100%
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 15 392 $3,184 $4,000 100%
Health Information 10 398 $4,722 $5,000 78%
HVACR Technology 13 436 $2,918 $3,293 100%
Information and Communications Technology 14 429 $3,472 $5,000 91%
John Deere Tech 30 517 $3,630 $7,500 100%
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology 7 433 $3,710 $4,062 100%
Mechanical Systems 1 461 100%
Occupational Therapy Assistant 13 388 $2,995 $4,507 100%
Pharmacy Technician 3 390 100%
Plumbing 7 394 83%
Powersports Technology 7 396 $3,160 $3,813 100%
Nursing 22 405 $2,790 $4,500 100%
Precision Machining Technology 12 436 $3,397 $4,480 92%
Nursing 15 395 $4,393 $5,200 100%
Nursing 8 395 $3,206 $4,730 100%
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology 8 426 $3,638 $4,583 75%
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 4 0 $3,546 $4,062 100%
Welding Technology 33 453 $3,358 $7,176 94%