Employment Outcomes

The University of San Diego prides itself as having a multitude of resources to connect students and alumni with employment both during and after their educational pursuit. Career Services and each of the USD schools continuously strive to enhance the prospect of employment through frequent networking events, strong, consistent relationships with alumni and alumni businesses, professional partnerships and by bringing industry experts to campus to share their advice.

The information below represents data gathered from multiple sources for 71% of undergraduate students who graduated between August 2013 and May 2014.

Full-Time Employment by Industry

Graduates from the University of San Diego find work in a variety of industries. The list of industries comes from the 15 Industry Sectors identified by the state of California.

Salaries and Earnings

Annual Starting Salaries

Average Salary

Median Salary

Salary Range

Average Annual Starting Salary by Industry

Industry Salary

· 2015-16 summary of sectors with eight or more respondents providing salaries.


Job Placement Rates

of 2015-16 respondents received their first job within three months of graduating


Internship Participation

of recent graduates indicated participation in at least one internship or engaged experience during their studies at the University of San Diego.


Top Employers

  • PwC
  • Frank Rimerman + Co.
  • Ernst & Young
  • University of San Diego
  • EY
  • General Atomics
  • Teach for America
  • Deloitte
  • Cubic Corporation
  • Houzz

See more employers that have hired USD Graduates.

Top Job Titles

  • Staff Accountant
  • Associate
  • Consultant
  • Research Associate
  • Intern
  • Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Audit Associate
  • Assurance Associate
  • Mechanical Engineer

See more job titles received by USD Graduates.

· 2015-16 Most popular employers and job titles of recent graduates.