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University of Michigan School of Information


Career and salary information

The University of Michigan School of Information graduates some of the top information professionals in the world. Our school earns multiple national #1 rankings, not just because of its world-class curriculum and faculty, but also because of the skills our graduates leave with. All of our graduates leave UMSI having experienced not only the high-quality, practical education we provide, but also that of other top-ranked schools and colleges at the University of Michigan. In recent rankings, U-M schools and colleges scored nearly 100 in the top 10.

As a result, our graduates earn enviable job placements (95% overall in our most recent survey, despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic) and enjoy incredible job satisfaction (95% overall). Salaries vary depending on the level of education and whether the student chooses to enter the public or private sector, but in general tend to be at the top of the field.

If you’d like to recruit these world-class graduates, we’d be glad to help!

For more information or for a recruiting consultation, contact John Goebel, employer recruiting coordinator, at or

Employment reports

We produce annual employment reports for all of our programs, giving more details about the employment outcomes our students have accomplished in the most recent data collection year. You can read the executive summary of that report for an overview or read specific reports for our Bachelor of Science in Information, Master of Science in Information or Master of Health Informatics programs.

UMSI employment report executive summary

Executive summary

View the 2021 Employment Report Executive Summary


BSI employment report $78k average salary

Bachelor of Science in Information

View the 2021 BSI Employment Report


MSI employment report $87k average salary

Master of Science in Information

View the 2021 MSI Employment Report


MHI employment report $81k average salary

Master of Health Informatics

View the 2021 MHI Employment Report