March 5, 2015

The Long Wait | LJ’s Placements & Salaries Survey 2011

Placements and Salaries 2011
“It’s tough out there!” echoed from Boston to Seattle and Minneapolis to Miami. For 2010 graduates, the past year presented challenges in finding professional jobs with adequate living wages; however, it also offered unexpected opportunities and sounded positive notes despite a battered economy. A total 1,789 LIS graduates responded to LJ’s annual Placements & Salaries Survey, representing a solid 37.3% of the approximately 4790 2010 graduates from the 38 participating schools. Read all about what they’re experiencing, where the jobs are, and salary trends, and dig into the data here. Placements and Salaries Illustration
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Stephanie L. Maatta About Stephanie L. Maatta

Stephanie Maatta, Ph.D. (es7746@wayne.edu), is an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Library Information Science, Detroit

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