Co-op Average Pay Rates

2023 Co-op Hourly Rate of Pay by Major

Major Average Lowest Highest
ARCH $16.65 $15.30 $18.00
AVS $13.90 $12.50 $16.00
CONS $19.00 $14.00 $35.00
ECET $19.00 $18.00 $20.00
MMET/ENGT $16.88 $16.75 $17.00
MET $19.69 $13.00 $31.25
SY $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
VCT $16.24 $12.00 $21.00

2023 College of Tech. Co-op Overall Average Hourly Rate of Pay: $16.24

Bowling Green State University is committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. and the Cooperative Education Office embraces this commitment.   

The Office of Cooperative Education in the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering is embraces a culture of inclusion and respect by equitably and empathetically assisting every student in attaining a cooperative education experience. 

The federal government protects employees (including students) through various laws and policies including, but not limited to OSHAct , EEOC  and FLSA.

The Office of Cooperative Education does not sanction unpaid co-ops/internships. Unpaid co-ops/internships further disadvantage marginalized students therefore, the co-op office advocates that all students are compensated for the skills, talents and contributions they offer.

Benefits of Hiring a Co-op Student

  • A cost-effective recruiting tool to train and evaluate potential, future employees.
  • Develop a pipeline of talent to meet industry needs.
  • Meet specific and/or short-term staffing needs.
  • A resource for completing unique and special projects.
  • Influence curriculum by exposing students and faculty to industry technologies and innovations.
  • Exposure to research and innovation in education.
  • Connect to potential seminars, workshops and consultants.
  • Opportunity to give insight and feedback about workforce development needs.
  • Give back to the community and support students.

Updated: 03/27/2024 04:58PM