Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

Cooperative Education Program

Salary Survey Chart

Clemson University

Average Base Salary

 

 

 

Major

 

1st Rotation

 

2nd Rotation

 

3rd Rotation

Bioengineering

$18.88

$20.69

$21.87

Chemical Engineering

$20.60

$20.80

$21.65

Civil Engineering

$18.11

$19.04

$19.68

Computer Engineering

$19.33

$20.47

$23.06

Computer Science

$19.60

$20.62

$24.24

Electrical Engineering

$20.99

$21.14

$21.59

Environmental and Biosystems Engineering

$16.25

$17.99

$18.78

Industrial Engineering

$19.59

$19.89

$20.94

Materials Science & Engineering

$18.85

$20.42

$22.83

Mechanical Engineering

$19.65

$20.45

$20.79

Packaging Science*

$20.93

$21.04

 

Business Majors*:
Accounting, Economics, Computer Info Systems, Financial Management, Management, Marketing

$18.60

$18.87

$19.07

Arts & Sciences*:
Communications, English, Psychology, Biological Sciences, Mathematical Science, language & International Trade

$15.48

$16.00

 

*Non-engineering majors may complete the program with two rotations.

Updated October 2021

 

Additional Stipends Offered Above Average Base Salary:

  • Many companies within driving distance to campus (less than 50 miles) are offering gas stipends ranging from $200 to $500 per month.
  • Almost every company that requires students to relocate provides some form of housing assistance. Some companies provide an apartment, some offer a one-time or a monthly stipend, and others choose to offer an hourly premium.
    • The range for monthly stipends is $400 to $1000, with an average allowance of $632.
    • The range for one-time housing allowances per rotation is $2000 to $6500, with an average of $2277. 

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