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.

Academic Department or EmphasisGraduates RegisteredJobs ReportedAvg. Beginning Monthly SalaryHigh Monthly SalaryPlacement Rate
Allied Dental Education15294$3,467$3,987100%
Allied Dental Education18305$5,032$7,072100%
Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology6339$3,159$3,640100%
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology8285$2,787$3,120100%
Automotive Technology15336$2,637$3,120100%
Building Construction Technology10313$3,545$4,583100%
Business Management27323$2,548$4,00096%
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician11351$4,314$4,333100%
Construction Management Technology11339$3,890$5,000100%
Culinary Arts11266$2,139$2,600100%
Diesel Technology62351$3,692$8,333100%
Electrical Technology42366$3,150$7,500100%
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)24263$3,477$4,566100%
Health Information14289$2,753$4,00083%
Information and Communications Technology18289$3,748$7,04194%
John Deere Tech28351$2,935$3,293100%
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology9309$3,238$4,300100%
Mechanical Systems2318----100%
Occupational Therapy Assistant15268$2,785$3,64089%
Pharmacy Technician7262$3,240$4,333100%
Powersports Technology6265$2,960$3,333100%
Precision Machining Technology11318$3,862$4,500100%
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology13288$3,861$5,221100%
Welding Technology37346$3,577$6,933100%

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