Placement Report

NDSCS Graduates from 2019-20 Academic Year

Placement rate of 97% 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 Automobile and Diesel Master Technician)
  • Business Management (Includes 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), 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 28 81 $3,274 $6,000 96%
Architectural Drafting and Estimating 9 106 $3,021 $3,440 100%
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology 4 84 $2,947 $3,640 100%
Automotive Technology 13 316 $2,530 $3,640 100%
Building Construction Technology 7 196 67%
Business Administration and Management 21 258 $2,284 $4,000 95%
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician 6 229 $3,617 $4,484 100%
Construction Management Technology 11 212 $3,403 $6,000 100%
Culinary Arts 10 77 $2,399 $3,500 100%
Allied Dental Education 12 69 $2,917 $3,520 92%
Allied Dental Education 14 85 $4,547 $6,840 100%
Diesel Technology 41 229 $3,517 $6,000 100%
Electrical Technology 34 150 $3,182 $6,816 94%
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 22 13 $3,280 $5,667 100%
Health Information 7 34 $2,617 $5,583 100%
HVACR Technology 11 62 $2,856 $3,200 91%
Information and Communications Technology 13 77 $3,875 $6,000 92%
John Deere Tech 13 229 $4,235 $7,000 100%
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology 5 78 $4,167 $5,000 100%
Mechanical Systems 1 94 100%
Occupational Therapy Assistant 9 22 $3,686 $4,000 100%
Pharmacy Technician 4 13 $2,317 $3,120 100%
Plumbing 5 17 $2,469 $3,210 100%
Powersports Technology 3 20 100%
Nursing 41 56 $3,084 $5,760 98%
Precision Machining Technology 6 81 $3,067 $3,680 100%
Nursing 15 66 $3,456 $5,027 100%
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology 16 63 $3,669 $5,000 93%
Technical Studies 1 0 100%
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 7 0 $4,167 $5,000 100%
Welding Technology 30 106 $4,090 $7,280 90%