Wilkes University

Class of 2014 Graduate Survey

Professional Activity of Graduates from the Classes of  20142013.

Graduating Class Follow-Up Data

First Destination Survey

Information below reflects the responses of the Class of 2014 members regarding their first destination post-graduation career status. Data was collected by Wilkes University Career Services at a senior class meeting prior to graduation, and via two additional survey administrations, at six months and at one year after graduation. A knowledge rate of 71% of the class was attained. Salary data is offered for full-time positions for majors attaining an adequate sample size.

Status of Alumni:

  • Working full-time/full-time military career : 73%
  • Attending graduate/professional school full-time: 22%
  • Working part-time or in temporary position: 2%
  • Seeking full-time employment in desired field: 3%

Employer Locations:

  • Northeastern PA: 52%
  • Other PA cities: 21%
  • New York, New Jersey: 10%
  • Other states/international: 17%

Graduate/Professional School Locations:

  • Northeastern PA: 34%
  • Other PA cities: 33%
  • New York, New Jersey: 20%
  • Other states: 13%

Full-time Employers And Graduate/professional Schools,
Listed By Schools And Majors

 

Accounting

EMPLOYERS

  • Cherry Bekaert LLP - Raleigh, NC
  • Flontech - Pittston, PA
  • Garage Strength & Security - Reading, PA
  • Kellogg Company - Battle Creek, MI
  • Keystone Job Corps Fiscal Deparment - Drums, PA
  • Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co - Kingston, PA
  • McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates - Scranton, PA (2)
  • ParenteBeard - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • PPL Solutions - Allentown, PA
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers - Florham Park, NJ (2)
  • The National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia
  • TJ Maxx - Pittston, PA
  • MILITARY: US Army, Fort Bragg - NC

SALARY RANGE: $35,000-$60,000

GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Wilkes University MBA Program - Wilkes-Barre, PA (3)

Business Administration

EMPLOYERS
  • ADP - New Jersey
  • Buyer & Follett Corporation- Westchester, IL
  • Clem Mar House - Dallas, PA
  • Enterprise Rent A Car - Phoenixville, PA
  • Firestone Auto Care - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Ives Equipment - King of Prussia, PA
  • Kemper Services Group - Moosic, PA
  • Liberty Discount Fuel - Easton, PA
  • One Point - Scranton, PA
  • Perkins Restaurant - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Pocono Medical Center - E. Stroudsburg, PA
  • RCN - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Wilkes University Admissions - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Wilkes-Barre Scranton Railriders - Moosic, PA
  • Wyoming Valley Motors - Kingston, PA

SALARY RANGE: $35,000 - $66,000

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Wilkes University MBA Program - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)

Entrepreneurship

EMPLOYERS
  • Benco Dental - Pittston, PA
  • Gateway Funding - Bethlehem, PA
  • Jimmy John's - NYC
  • ReMax Excel
  • Sam's Club - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Target Corporation - Dickson City, PA

SALARY RANGE: $45,000 - $49,000

Finance

EMPLOYERS
  • Aetna - Harrisburg, PA
  • SEI Investments - Oaks, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
  • University of Dallas - Dallas, TX

Management

EMPLOYERS
  • Delaware Valley High School - Milford, PA
  • DHL Express - Elizabeth, NJ
  • ITT- NYC
  • PPL Solutions - Allentown, PA
  • RCN - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders - Scranton, PA
  • Sherwin Williams - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • The Arc of Warren County - Washington, NJ
  • Wilkes University Admissions - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • SALARY RANGE: $37,000 - $57,000
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Wilkes University MBA Program - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)

Marketing

EMPLOYERS
  • ADP Payroll Services - Roseland, NJ
  • Clear Channel Airports - Allentown, PA
  • Consolidated Electrical Distributors - Harrisburg, PA
  • Harmelin Media - Bala Cynwyd, PA
  • Miss Nepal Organization- Katmandu,Nepal
  • Morris School District - Morristown, NJ
  • Pella Windows & Doors - Haverhill, MA

SALARY RANGE: $38,000 - $46,000

Communication Studies

EMPLOYERS
  • ENX2 Marketing & Consulting - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Exaltation of the Holy Cross - Hanover Twp, PA
  • Franklin Hill Vineyard - Bangor, PA
  • Hunterdon Cty. Democratic Newspaper - Hunterdon, NJ
  • Jimmy John's - Staten Island, NY
  • Native Rank - Denver, CO
  • Sun Tan City - Edwardsville, PA
  • Sundance Vacations - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • The Institute for Human Resources - Kingston, PA
  • Wayfair.com - Boston, MA

SALARY RANGE: $29,000 - $39,000

GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Emerson College, MA - Boston, MA

English

EMPLOYERS
  • M.E.T.S. Charter School - Jersey City, NJ
  • Motorworld Automotive Group - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • New York & Company - Tannersville, PA
  • Source4Teachers-Supreme Tutoring - Englishtown, NJ
  • TMG Health - Scranton, PA
  • US Postal Service - Dallas, PA
  • Wyoming Valley West School District - Plymouth, PA

SALARY RANGE: $20,000 - $56,000

GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Villanova University School of Law - Philadelphia, PA

History

EMPLOYERS
  • Big Lots - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Cargill Meat Solutions - Wyalusing, PA
  • MILITARY: US Army - Fort Lee, VA
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • East Stroudsburg University, MA - Stroudsburg, PA (2)

Integrative Media

EMPLOYERS
  • Knot Just Any Day - Wyoming, PA
  • Lamprey Systems - Bethlehem, PA
  • Penn Foster - Scranton, PA
  • The Picture Council - Los Angeles, CA

International Studies

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
  • Weidner Law School - Harrisburg, PA

Spanish

EMPLOYERS
  • Delta Health Technologies - Altoona, PA
  • Donovan Catholic High School - Tom's River, NJ

Musical Theater & Theatre Arts

EMPLOYER

JRW Productions - NY, NY

GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • New York University, MA - New York, NY
  • University of Missouri, MA - Kansas City, MO

Criminology

EMPLOYERS
  • Commonwealth of PA State Correctional Institute - Dallas, PA
  • Edwardsville Police Department - Edwardsville, PA
  • Genpact - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Glen Mills School - Glen Mills, PA
  • Guard Insurance - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Iron House Gym - Hazleton, PA
  • Mohegan Sun Casino - Plains, PA
  • Navient - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Pennsylvania State Police - York, PA
  • People’s Security Bank & Trust - Susquehanna, PA
  • Small Business Development Center - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Social Security Administration - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Walgreens - Dallas, PA
  • US Air Force - Middletown, NY

SALARY RANGE: $29.000 - $45,000

GRADUATE/LAW SCHOOLS
  • Penn State Dickinson School of Law - Carlisle, PA
  • Wilkes University, MBA - Wilkes-Barre, PA (3)

Psychology

EMPLOYERS
  • Ebay Enterprises - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Genpact - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Guard Insurance - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Institute for Human Resources - Kingston, PA
  • Penn Foster - Scranton, PA
  • Pier 1 Imports - New York, NY
  • Step By Step - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA - Scranton, PA
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA

SALARY RANGE: $25,000 - $44,000

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Adler School of Professional Psychology, PhD - Chicago, IL
  • Alfred University, PsyD - Alfred, NY
  • Brooklyn College, MA - Brooklyn, NY
  • Fordham University, MS Ed - NY, NY
  • George Mason University, PhD - Fairfax, VA
  • Monmouth University, MS - West Long Beach, NJ
  • Montclair University, MA - Monclair, NJ
  • Salus University, MSOT - Elkins Park, PA
  • St. John's University, MS Ed - Jamaica, NY
  • Stony Brook University - Stony Brook, NY
  • Scranton University, MS- Scranton, PA
  • University of Texas - Austin, TX
  • Wilkes University, MBA - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)

Political Science

GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Rowan University - Glassboro, NJ

Sociology

EMPLOYER
  • Luzerne County Head Start - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Marywood University - Scranton, PA

Education

EMPLOYERS
  • Bear Creek Charter School - Bear Creek, PA (2)
  • Child Development Council NEPA - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Head Start - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Hildebrandt Learning Center - Harrisburg, PA
  • Imagine Schools - Coolidge, AZ
  • Pittston Area School District - Pittston, PA
  • Pritchardville Elementary - Beaufort, SC
  • Randolph Middle School - Randolph, NY
  • School District of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
  • Scranton School District - Scranton, PA
  • Stafford County Schools - Fredericksburg, VA
  • Walgreens - Kingston, PA
  • Wilkes-Barre Area School District - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)
  • YMCA - Pittston, PA

SALARY RANGE: $29,000 - $58,000

GRADUATE SCHOOLS
  • Misericordia University, OT Program - Dallas, PA
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Nursing

EMPLOYERS
  • Dr. Edward Carey Family Practice - Forty Fort, PA
  • Geisinger Community Medical Center - Scranton, PA (2)
  • Geisinger Health System - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital- Wilkes-Barre, PA (5)
  • Greenville Memorial Hospital - Greenville, SC
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital - Baltimore, MD
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network - Allentown, PA (3)
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital - Allentown, PA (2)
  • Morristown Medical Center - Morristown, NJ
  • Moses Taylor Hospital- Scranton, PA (5)
  • Mountaintop Senior Care - Mountaintop, PA
  • Regional Hospital - Scranton, PA (2)
  • Strong Memorial Hospital - Rochester, NY
  • Susquehanna Health System - Muncy, PA
  • Troy Community Hospital - Troy, PA
  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital - Wilkes-Barre, PA (9)
  • United States Army - RN
  • United States Air Force - AK

SALARY RANGE: $50,000 - $65,000

Biology

EMPLOYERS
  • Good Samaritan Health System - Lebanon, PA
  • Lehigh Valley Health Care System - Bethlehem, PA
  • Nalco Ecolab - Harrisburg, PA
  • Sri Utama International School - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)

SALARY RANGE: $31,000 - $43,000

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Drexel University College of Medicine, MD- Philadelphia, PA (3)
  • King's College, P.A. - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Lehigh University, PhD - Bethlehem, PA
  • Misericordia University, P.A. - Dallas, PA
  • Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, MD - Hershey, PA (2)
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO - Philadelphia, PA
  • Salus University, O.D. - Elkins Park, PA
  • St. Louis University, MPH - St. Louis, MO
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry - Syracuse, NY
  • SUNY Upstate Medical School, MD - Syracuse, NY
  • Towson University - Towson, MD
  • University of Delaware, MS - Newark, DE
  • Wilkes Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, PharmD - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Wilkes University, BSN - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Biochemistry

EMPLOYER
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Lehigh University, PhD - Bethlehem, PA

Chemistry

EMPLOYERS
  • Charles E. Smith School - Rockville, MD
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Computer Science

EMPLOYERS
  • BrainRush Adaptive Learning - US
  • Optimo Information Technology - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Verizon Wireless - Alpharetta, GA
  • Verizon Wireless - Warren, NJ
  • Wilkes University IT - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • US Air Force - CA

SALARY RANGE: $52,000 - $65,000

Mathematics

EMPLOYERS
  • Strawberry Mansion High School - Philadelphia, PA
  • Wyoming Valley West School District - Plymouth, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • DeSales University - Bethlehem, PA

Earth & Environmental Science

EMPLOYERS
  • Natural Lands Trust - Media, PA
  • Triumvirate Environmental - Astoria, NY
  • Village Pet Supplies & Gifts - Hanover Twp, PA

Environmental Engineering

EMPLOYERS
  • FTI Consulting - Wayne, PA
  • NALCO - Naperville, IL
  • PA Department of Environmental Protection - Harrisburg, PA
  • Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc. - Mt. Arlington, NJ

SALARY RANGE: $39,000 - $55,000

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
  • Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

Electrical Engineering

EMPLOYERS
  • BAE Systems - Arlington, VA
  • Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation - Frederick, MD
  • Boeing Defense, Space & Security - St. Louis, MO
  • Cascade Tissue - Pittston, PA
  • Emerson, Inc. - Columbus, OH
  • Gypsyheart Designs - East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Henkels & McCoy Networks - Blue Bell, PA
  • Itoh Denki USA - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Keystone Automation - Duryea, PA (2)
  • QSI/ Next Gen Healthcare - Horsham, PA
  • Sanofi Pasteur - Swiftwater, PA
  • Sikorsky Aircraft - Stratford, CT
  • Strunk-Albert Engineering - East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Sunoptic Technologies - Jacksonville, FL
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot - Tobyhanna, PA
  • URS Corporation (AECOM Company)- San Francisco, CA
  • UTC Aerospace Systems - Charlotte, NC
  • Valley Distributing - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • US Air Force, McGuire AFB - NJ

SALARY RANGE: $ 60,000 -$66,000

GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Wilkes University, MSEE - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Mechanical Engineering

EMPLOYERS
  • Armistead Mechanical Inc. - Waldwick, NJ
  • BAE Systems - Jessup, PA
  • Boeing Defense Space & Security - Berkeley, MO
  • Emerson Manufacturing - Kingston, PA
  • First Quality Enterprises - Hazleton, PA
  • Keystone Automation Inc. - Duryea, PA (2)
  • Kovatch Organization - Nesquehoning, PA
  • New Age Industries - Southampton, PA
  • Northeast Infrastructure - Honesdale, PA
  • Picatinny Arsenal - Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
  • Precision Castparts Corporation - Portland, OR
  • QSI NextGen Healthcare - Horsham, PA
  • Quadrant EPP - Scranton, PA
  • Sikorsky Aircraft - Stratford, CT
  • Smith Miller Associates - Pittston, PA
  • Toyota - Evansville, IN
  • United Parcel Service
  • US Armament Research Center - Dover, NJ
  • West VA Institute of Technology - Mongomery, WV
  • Wyman Gordon - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • URS Corporation - San Francisco, CA
  • US Air Force - MT
  • UTC Aerospace Systems - Charlotte, NC

SALARY RANGE: $50,000 - $66,000

GRADUATE SCHOOLS
  • Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA
  • Purdue University, PhD - W. Lafayette, IN
  • University of Colorado, PhD - Boulder, CO
  • Wilkes University, MS - Wilkes-Barre, PA (3)

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