Utah College Graduates' Starting Salaries are Lower Than Average

Utah College Graduates' Starting Salaries are Lower Than Average

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah's college graduates are earning thousands of dollars less a year than the state and national averages.

A new study says 40 to 69 percent of 2004 graduates with a bachelor's degree earn less than 30-thousand dollars a year. The national average is about 39-thousand dollars a year.

Utah Valley State College's graduates are the most likely to earn more than 40-thousand dollars a year while 69 percent of Southern Utah Univeristy's graduates earn less than 30-thousand a year.

The report also says graudates from all Utah colleges find Utah's job opportunities below par.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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