University of Tennessee Placements 2020-21 ,Knoxville,USA

  • Knoxville,USA
Aishwarya Bhatnagar

Placements at University of Tennessee records 60.8% employment for graduates of the class of 2020. The placement rate has gone up from 59% in 2019 by 1.8% in 2020. The knowledge rate was recorded between 61.2% to 92.6% college wise for 2020, despite negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.  

The average salary was recorded at USD 51,395, median salary was USD 51,365 and the highest salary recorded was USD 126,000. The salaries differ with each college and major or specialisation opted. More details are covered in the article. 

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University of Tennessee Placement Highlights 

Placement Rate  

60.8% 

Median Salary 

USD 51,365 

Knowledge Rate 

75.4% 

Highest College wise Placement 

Haslam College of Business: 97.1% 

Total Employers 

50+ 

Highest Salary Reported 

USD 265,000 

Employment Area 

In state: 60.4% 

Internship Rate 

68% 

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University of Tennessee Career Outcomes 

In 2020-21 it was recorded that 60.8% of the total graduates of University of Tennessee were employed for a full time placement and 27.7% of them were pursuing higher education, besides this they were still looking for a placement or admission for higher education, more details are given below:

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In terms of employment location, the graduates of University of Tennessee in 2020 of Nursing school were maximum in numbers for getting an in-state employment. The graduates of other colleges that got employed in or out of state are as follows: 

University of Tennessee Colleges 

In-State Employment  

Out of State Employment 

Nursing 

73.5% 

22.7% 

Social Work 

68.4% 

5.3% 

Communication & Information 

66.5% 

26.1% 

Education, Health, & Human Sciences 

66.1% 

23.3% 

Arts & Sciences 

62% 

26.6% 

Herbert College of Agriculture 

60.2% 

26.6% 

Tickle College of Engineering 

56.7% 

34.9% 

Haslam College of Business 

56.4% 

34.1% 

Architecture & Design 

55% 

42.5% 

As per above data, 60.4% of University of Tennessee graduates were placed within the US state and 30.2% of them were employed outside the US state. The remaining 9.4% students who were employed did not disclose their employment location. 

Those students who were pursuing higher education were admitted in the following top universities along with University of Tennessee: 

UT Career Outcomes & Salaries College Wise 

The following table compiles data for different level of study college wise for University of Tennessee throwing light upon their graduates’ employment rate and those continuing education along with the average and high salaries of graduates in 2020: 

Levels of Study 

Graduate   

Postgraduate  

Herbert College of Agriculture 

Employed  

55% 

29% 

Continuing Education 

67.3% 

32.7% 

Average Salary 

USD 39,932 

USD 52,611 

High Salary 

USD 72,500 

USD 70,000 

Architecture & Design 

Employed  

64% 

35% 

Continuing Education 

94.1% 

- 

Average Salary 

USD 58,000 

USD 53,214 

High Salary 

USD 49,753 

USD 60,000 

Arts & Sciences 

Employed  

40% 

10% 

Continuing Education 

55.4% 

38.8% 

Average Salary 

USD 38,224 

USD 44,771 

High Salary 

USD 96,000 

USD 67,000 

Haslam College of Business 

Employed  

75% 

7% 

Continuing Education 

97.1% 

1.4% 

Average Salary 

USD 53,868 

USD 77,325 

High Salary 

USD 126,291 

USD 265,000 

Communication & Information 

Employed  

73% 

14% 

Continuing Education 

83.8% 

2.7% 

Average Salary 

USD 45,059 

USD 47,258 

High Salary 

USD 100,000 

USD 76,800 

Education, Health & Human Sciences 

Employed  

42% 

5% 

Continuing Education 

84.6% 

11.7% 

Average Salary 

USD 37,204 

USD 45,922 

High Salary 

USD 70,000 

USD 55,600 

Tickle College of Engineering 

Employed  

63% 

6% 

Continuing Education 

75% 

23.3% 

Average Salary 

USD 65,836 

USD 80,215 

High Salary 

USD 116,000 

USD 170,000 

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University of Tennessee Top Employers 

Since there were more than 50 employers for graduates of 2020 at University of Tennessee, the following list consists of only the top employers from each slab. They are as follows: 

Companies Employing 20+ Graduates 

  • University of Tennessee Medical Center  
  • 21st Mortgage Corporation  
  • Amazon 
  • PepsiCo/Frito-Lay 
  • University of Tennessee 

Companies Employing Between 10-20 Graduates 

  • Dell  
  • Pilot Flying J  
  • Axle Logistics 
  • Total Quality Logistics  
  • Eastman Chemical Company 

Companies Employing 5+ Graduates 

  • AT&T 
  • DHL Supply Chain 
  • Walmart 
  • Deloitte 
  • FedEx 

University of Tennessee MBA’ 20 Class Profile 

The passing out batch of MBA at University of Tennessee in 2020 consisted of 51 students out of which 35% of them were females. There were 15% of international students and 8% were non US citizens. In terms of their admissions, the following was recorded: 

  • Average age: 27 
  • Average work experience level: 4.4 years 
  • UG GPA: 3.4 
  • GMAT score: 680 
  • GRE score: 158 Verbal / 158 Quant 

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UT MBA’ 20 Salary Specialisation Wise 

The top specialisations that are opted by MBA aspirants at University of Tennessee are usually for HR, Finance and Accounting or other available options. The salaries of these specialisations also vary, some of them are as follows: 

UT MBA’ 20 Specialisations 

Highest Salary 

Average Salary 

Accounting  

USD 126,291 

USD 53,854 

Business Analytics 

USD 80,000 

USD 59,868 

Economics  

USD 80,000 

USD 48,636 

HR Management 

USD 80,000 

USD 57,208 

Management 

USD 100,000 

USD 56,590 

Supply Chain Management 

USD 84,500 

USD 55,901 

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University of Tennessee Placement FAQs 

Q. What were the top areas of study for graduates’ 20 of University of Tennessee?

A. The following were the top areas of study for graduates of class of 2020 at University of Tennessee:
  • Education/Human Resources  
  • Healthcare  
  • Engineering  
  • Business  
  • Arts & Sciences  
  • Law  
  • Social Work  
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources  
  • Veterinary Medicine  
  • Architecture  
  • Communication

Q. In which locations were University of Tennessee graduates of 2020 placed?

A. There were around 1,660 University of Tennessee graduates of 2020 employed in the South, then Midwest had 102 students placed followed by West with 58 and Northeast with 45 students working in these areas. Also, 2 students were placed in Canada and around 10 of them were definitely not in North America.  

Q. What was the median and lowest salary record of Engineering College graduates of UT in 2020?

A. Tickle College of Engineering of University of Tennessee recorded a median salary of USD 69,500 and the lowest salary was recorded to be USD 24,000.  

Q. Which specialisations of Engineering College of UT recorded 100% placements in 2020?

A. The following specialisations of Engineering College of University of Tennessee recorded 100% placements in 2020 were:
  • Aerospace Engineering 
  • Biomedical Engineering 
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Computer Engineering 
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering 

Q. How does the career development cell of UT help students?

A. The career development cell of University of Tennessee help students in exploring the correct majors that lead to the expected job. Also students are offered resources for creating their resumes and finding a job as well.   

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