dollar-sign.gifCo-ops and internships are typically paid experiences. The work site supervisor and the student negotiate the salary and additional benefits, if any.

Compensation should be consistent with similar paid positions within the organization and in the region.

Sample hourly wage figures  were compiled by Career Services from co-op and internship records in 2012-2013.

College of Education and Human Services

Sample size=5

Range: $7.70 - $17.70

Mean: $12.28

Median: $10.00

Mode: $10.00

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Sample size=86

Range: $7.70 - $44.42

Mean: $19.22

Median: $17.70

Mode: $17.70

College of Liberal Arts

Sample size=10

Range: $7.67 - $22.50

Mean: $9.68

Median: $7.77

Mode: $7.67

College of Nursing

Sample size=14

Range: $9.00 - $26.15

Mean: $17.26

Median: $17.70

Mode: $9.00

Raj Soin College of Business

Sample size=65

Range: $7.40 - $27.50

Mean: $15.05

Median: $14.00

Mode: $10.00

College of Science and Math

Sample size=44

Range: $10.00 - $35.00

Mean: $21.38

Median: $21.38

Mode: $31.20

Questions about compensation can be directed to Career Services. An assistant director, who serves as a liaison in your professional field, will be happy to respond to your questions.