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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 $42,900 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 10 employers of PSU alumni

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




Join 104,000 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.