Southeast Tech Career Outcomes

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.

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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

Average Salaries

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 

Top Employers

Avera Health logo   First Adventure Learning Center logo   Good Samaritan Society logo   Hy-Vee logo   Interstates logo   ISG logo   Sanford Health logo   Wells Fargo logo   Workplace I.T. logo

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.