Placement Report

NDSCS Graduates from 2020-21 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 Program or Emphasis Responding Graduates Beginning Ave. Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
Agriculture 22 $3,302 $4,853 100%
Architectural Drafting & Estimating Technology 4 - $3,900 100%
Associate in Science in Nursing (RN) 21 $5,015 $5,547 100%
Auto Body Repair & Refinishing Technology 3 - - 67%
Automotive Technology 11 $3,221 $4,680 88%
Building Construction Technology 6 $3,787 $5,526 100%
Business Management 12 $2,903 $3,467 91%
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician 13 $4,468 $5,157 100%
Construction Management Technology 8 $3,727 $4,853 100%
Culinary Arts 7 $2,328 $2,773 100%
Dental Assisting 21 $3,706 $4,333 100%
Dental Hygiene 14 $5,583 $7,800 100%
Diesel Technology 40 $3,744 $6,067 100%
Electrical Technology 38 $3,483 $7,575 94%
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 17 $3,470 $4,514 100%
Health Information 7 $3,802 $4,853 100%
HVAC/R Technology 8 $3,516 $4,853 100%
Information & Communications Technology 20 $3,230 $5,287 95%
John Deere Tech 25 $3,420 $4,333 100%
Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology 6 - - 100%
Mechanical Systems - - - -
Occupational Therapy Assistant 9 $4,854 $6,067 88%
Pharmacy Technician 10 $3,131 $4,853 90%
Plumbing 9 $2,897 $3,120 100%
Powersports Technology 2 - - 100%
Practical Nursing 37 $3,512 $4,333 100%
Precision Machining Technology 8 - - 67%
Registered Nursing 18 $4,908 $6,041 100%
Robotics, Automation & Mechatronics Technology 14 $3,643 $5,278 92%
Technical Studies 2 - - 100%
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 7 - - 100%
Welding Technology 30 $3,798 $4,853 93%
Totals & Averages 445 $3,717 $4,997 97%