Student Internship Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$22,000
$29,000
$39,000
The average Student Internship makes about $29,751 per year. That's $14.3 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $22,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $39,000. Many of Student Interns seem to be drawn to Health Care and Technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Student Interns tend to work at Professional, Health Care, and Education companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that California, Arizona and Alaska pay Student Interns the highest salaries.
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Map of Student Internship Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Student Interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Student Internship Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Arizona and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Student Interns. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Georgia, Wisconsin, and Maine.

Average Student Internship Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Student Internship, working for Microsoft or Monroe County Water Authority might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Corgan and Gensler report highly competitive salaries for Student Interns.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Student Internship Pay By Industry

The salary for a Student Internship can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Student Interns tend to be found in Professional, Health Care, and Education companies. In fact, Student Interns can make a yearly salary of $33,360 while working for Professional companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$33,360
$33k
Health Care
Health Care
$31,128
$31k
Education
Education
$29,676
$30k
Finance
Finance
$29,511
$30k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$29,054
$29k
Government
Government
$27,643
$28k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$27,638
$28k

Student Internship Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Recently Added Student Internship Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Student Intern
Student Intern
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/30/2020
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Student Intern
Student Intern
Student Intern
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$18,157
$18,157
06/24/2020
City of Chicago
City of Chicago
Student Intern
Student Intern
Student Intern
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
05/07/2020
05/07/2020
$36,523
$36,523
05/07/2020
Student Intern (Engineering)
Student Intern (Engineering)
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$27,800
$27,800
04/29/2020
Student Intern (Engineering)
Student Intern (Engineering)
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$27,800
$27,800
04/29/2020
Student Intern (Engineering)
Student Intern (Engineering)
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$27,800
$27,800
04/29/2020
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Student Intern
Student Intern
Student Intern
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$18,157
$18,157
04/28/2020
United States Courts
United States Courts
Student Intern (Commitment Program)
Student Intern (Commitment Program)
Student Intern (Commitment Program)
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$30,624
$30,624
04/26/2020
United States Courts
United States Courts
Student Intern
Student Intern
Student Intern
Richmond, VA
Richmond, VA
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$28,895
$28,895
04/26/2020
Student Intern (Engineering)
Student Intern (Engineering)
03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$27,800
$27,800
03/29/2020