Employment Outcomes

Toreros in the real world​.

Students graduating from USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering have a unique advantage in pursuing their career choices. A dual BS/BA degree brings diverse thinking, leadership, team-building and communication skills making them more marketable to prospective employers than those holding a "traditional" BS degree.

USD Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Career Outcomes

The USD Career Development Center compiles data on students completing their undergraduate degrees each year. This data, gathered from multiple sources, reflects the initial career destinations for 82.7% of the 150 students that graduated between August 2017 and May 2018 from the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.

See what our recent graduates are up to and where they landed post-graduation — this could be you!

Employment Status of Graduates

of 2017-18 are employed, in graduate school, in the military, or participating in full-time volunteer service.

Annual Starting Salaries



Salary Range

Average Annual Starting Salary by Discipline

The following information is from the last two years' worth of data.

Discipline Salary
Computer Science $82,889
Electrical Engineering $68,111
Industrial & Systems Engr $66,250
Mechanical Engineering $60,809

First Job Offer

of 2017-18 respondents received their first full-time job offer within three months of graduating

Top Employers

The following list of employers have hired School of Engineering graduates in the last 5 years.