At Southeast Technical College, our graduates get jobs. Students gain the experience and knowledge they need in our skills-relevant facilities to hit the ground running with some of the region's top employers. According to our 2020 graduate placement report, 98% of STC graduates are employed in their major or chosen field within six months of graduation and 89% of our graduates are working in South Dakota.
Programs with 100% Job Placement
Southeast Tech boasts 34 programs with a 100% job placement rate.
Accounting • Architectural Engineering Technology • Automotive Technology • Cardiac Sonography • Civil Engineering Technology • Collision Repair and Refinish Technology • Construction Management Technology • Diesel Technology: Ag/Construction • Diesel Technology • Early Childhood Specialist • Electrician • Electronics Technology • Electroneurodiagnostic Technology • Healthcare Leadership • Horticulture Technology • HVAC/R Technology • Invasive Cardiovascular Technology • Information Technology Security • Landscape Design Technology • Medical Assistant • Medical Coding • Marketing • Media Design Technology • Mechatronics Technology • Network Administrator • Pharmacy Technician • Phlebotomy Technician • Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Technology • Registered Nurse • Software Technician • Surgical Technology • System Administrator • Sports Turf Management • Vascular Sonography • Welding
The average starting salary for all Southeast Tech grads is $37,668.
- $42,157 average starting salary for all healthcare program graduates.
- $36,383 average starting salary for I.T. graduates.
- $40,573 average starting salary for STEM graduates
The graduate placement survey is routinely conducted over a 6-month period following graduation consistent with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destination Survey Standards and Protocols.