How much does a Graduate make?

Updated Jun 14, 2021

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$49,583 /yr
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73 salaries

$29K

Low

$50K

Average

$86K

High

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The national average salary for a Graduate is $49,583 in United States. Filter by location to see Graduate salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 73 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Graduate employees.

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Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$28

 /hr
Range: $26 - $35
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$26

$35

$26 - $35 Range

Intel Corporation
4.1

Intel Corporation

Graduate - Intern

$87,007

 /yr
Range: $69K - $115K

$69K

$115K

$68,824 - $114,684 Range

Amgen
4

Amgen

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$36

 /hr
Range: $29 - $46

$29

$46

$29 - $46 Range

Sandia National Laboratories
4.2

Sandia National Laboratories

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$34

 /hr
Range: $31 - $44

$31

$44

$31 - $44 Range

National Renewable Energy Lab
4.1

National Renewable Energy Lab

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $30

$21

$30

$21 - $30 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$38

 /hr
Range: $29 - $50

$29

$50

$29 - $50 Range

J. Paul Getty Trust
3.9

J. Paul Getty Trust

Graduate - Intern

$32,053

 /yr
Range: $26K - $35K

$26K

$35K

$25,644 - $35,000 Range

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PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$49

 /hr
Range: $41 - $51

$41

$51

$41 - $51 Range

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
4.6

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Graduate - Monthly Intern

$6,401

 /mo
Range: $5K - $7K

$5K

$7K

$5,083 - $6,680 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$35

 /hr
Range: $16 - $40

$16

$40

$16 - $40 Range

NYSERDA
4.4

NYSERDA

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Metropolitan Transportation Authority
3.4

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $23

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
3.9

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$27

 /hr
Range: $23 - $35

$23

$35

$23 - $35 Range

Raytheon BBN Technologies
3.7

Raytheon BBN Technologies

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$32

 /hr
Range: $29 - $40

$29

$40

$29 - $40 Range

The Aerospace Corporation
4

The Aerospace Corporation

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$31

 /hr
Range: $30 - $36

$30

$36

$30 - $36 Range

State Street
3.4

State Street

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $26

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

Walt Disney Company
4

Walt Disney Company

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$39

 /hr
Range: $25 - $40

$25

$40

$25 - $40 Range

Port of Seattle
4.3

Port of Seattle

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$25

 /hr
Range: $22 - $33

$22

$33

$22 - $33 Range

Walgreens
3.1

Walgreens

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $31

$25

$31

$25 - $31 Range

MITRE
3.7

MITRE

Graduate - Hourly Intern

$40

 /hr
Range: $35 - $41

$35

$41

$35 - $41 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Graduate salaries

The average salary for a Graduate is $49,583 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 73 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Graduate employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Graduate in United States is $85,725 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graduate in United States is $28,678 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent graduate salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$46,999
per year
A Graduate in the St. Cloud, MN Area area reported making $46,999 per year
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St. Cloud, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Graduate in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$74,744
per year
A Graduate in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $74,744 per year
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Phoenix, AZ Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$40,000
per year
A Graduate in the Starkville, MS Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Starkville, MS Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$99,996
per year
A Graduate in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $99,996 per year
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3-4 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$39
hourly
A Graduate in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $39 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,822
per year
A Graduate in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $90,822 per year
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Graduate in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $11 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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