Portland State grads are in demand

Daniel Petrisor, OHSU surgeon, '99

High earning potential

Employers want the kind of independent, innovative and motivated graduates who get their degrees at Portland State. That's one of the reasons our alumni earn an average of $45,308 five years after graduation—among the highest in the state.

PSU graduates go on to invent for Intel, design for Nike, catch touchdowns in the NFL, save lives at OHSU, run international corporations and make hit Hollywood movies. See for youself ››


Top employers of PSU alumni

  1. Portland State University
  2. Intel Corporation
  3. Oregon Health and Science University
  4. Nike
  5. Providence Health and Services
  6. Portland Community College
  7. Kaiser Permanente
  8. Multnomah County
  9. City of Portland
  10. Amazon
  11. Adidas
  12. Apple




Join 71,000+ PSU alumni working in the region and discover why top Oregon employers love our graduates. Whether it’s in the classroom or online, we believe knowledge works best when it serves the community.