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Four Triad schools rank in state's top 10 in terms of starting salaries

The top school started employees at around $70,000.
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RALEIGH, N.C. — Earning a college degree isn't all about finding a high-paying job. But it's certainly a big part of the deal.

More and more in today's competitive world of higher education, students are choosing their school based on how it will impact their bottom line once they graduate. That means colleges and universities with graduates earning higher salaries right out of the gate could have an edge when it comes to recruiting top applicants.

A recent study from SmartAsset ranked the North Carolina schools where graduates have the best average starting salaries.

To see a slideshow of where exactly schools and their salaries rank, click here to visit this story on the Triad Business Journal's website.