Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

Cooperative Education Program

Salary Survey Chart

Clemson University

Average Base Salary

 

 

 

Academic Disciplines

 

1st Rotation
CO-OP 1010

 

2nd Rotation
CO-OP 1020

 

3rd Rotation
CO-OP 1030

Engineering / STEM

$20.61

$21.09

$21.96

Packaging Science *

$19.29

$19.32

 

Business & Social Sciences *

$21.71

$22.10

 

 

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

Updated August 2022

 

Additional Stipends Offered Above Average Base Salary:

  • Many companies within driving distance to campus (less than 50 miles) are offering gas stipends. The average gas stipend is $298 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. The average housing stipend is $707 per month.