Postgraduate Information

What Can You Do With an ILR Degree?

What do ILR students who graduate with a bachelor’s/master’s degree do after graduation? There are many job and career field options available to those who earn a degree from the ILR School, including corporate HR, labor relations, labor, government, law, arbitration/third-party, non-profit, consulting, and financial services

Results are available from the most recent surveys of postgraduate activities of Bachelor's Degree recipients and of Master's Degree recipients, showing starting salaries, geographic locations of first jobs, job titles and employers, sectors of the economy into which our graduates were hired, and other information.

In 2013, 78% of the students graduating from the Bachelor's program went directly into the workforce, at a mean starting salary of $53,243. 17% of the class went directly into postgraduate studies, with 12% going to law school and 5% pursuing other graduate programs.

Graduates of the Master's program group earned a mean salary of $85,502 with 92% obtaining employment by the time of graduation and 6% pursuing additional education.