The national average salary for an Internship in the U.S. is $31,903 annually or $15.34 hourly.The top 10 percent of earners make over $55,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $18,000 per year.Technology companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Interns.The best states for high paying Internship jobs are Nevada, California, Washington, West Virginia, and Connecticut.The typical tenure for an Internship is 0.6 years.
As an Internship in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $31,903 per year or $15.34 per hour.Washington, DC reports the highest Internship salaries at $40,400 per year.Even as an entry-level Internship, you will make $20,000 per year in Washington, DC.The highest earning states when it comes to Internship salaries are Nevada, California, Washington, West Virginia, and Connecticut.Oklahoma, Montana, Missouri, Utah, and North Dakota are the lowest earners.
The darker areas on the map show where Interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
Average Internship Salary By Company
Interns report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others.Technology companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities.Companies like DLA Piper or Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher will get you the highest pay packages.Also, companies like Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Dell pay their Interns very well.
Wages for Interns can differ based on the industry they work in.Our data shows that Technology companies, Finance companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Interns.Technology companies pay their Interns the highest wages, averaging $35,268 per year. Finance companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $34,717 and $32,702, respectively.At $25,779, the average salary for Interns in the Media industry is lower than other industries.
Internship Salary History
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