Graduate College Career Outcomes

The following is an overview of career outcomes for Illinois Tech students who received advanced degrees from a variety of programs of study within their first six months of graduation.  Data is viewable and filterable for the past 5 class years.   Career Services tracks career outcomes on an annual basis through a survey known as First Destination.

First Destination

Learn more about career outcomes for our Masters and Ph.D. level graduates. Within six months of graduation, the vast majority of our graduates were employed full-time in their intended fields.


Top Employers

Our graduates obtain positions at companies and organizations of all sizes including start-ups, early-stage companies, and Fortune 500 corporations.

Starting Salary

Advanced Degree Starting Salaries

The salary information listed below is based on student-reported starting salaries and data from Optional Practical Training (OPT).  

Employment Locations

Many of our advanced degree graduates choose to start their careers in different regions of the United States and around the world.

United States