Highest Paid Engineering Grads

Engineering has an average starting salary of $57,626 and an average mid-career income of $97,598. Depending on the school you graduate from, it can vary by as much as $87,225. Look through the list below, and choose wisely.

RankSchoolMajor Quality
Ranking
Major Value
Ranking
Annual
Graduates
% of Total
Graduates
Starting
Salary
Mid-Career
Salary
#1Marietta College Wisconsin
Marietta, OH
Mid-Career Salary: $156,292
185494012.2%$89,000$156,000
#2Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Mid-Career Salary: $144,956
N/AN/A603.3%$69,000$145,000
#3United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Mid-Career Salary: $137,140
N/AN/A40336.3%$73,000$137,000
#4Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Mid-Career Salary: $139,544
283122718.2%$68,000$140,000
#5Yale University
New Haven, CT
Mid-Career Salary: $140,241
80121714.8%$66,000$140,000
#6New York University
New York, NY
Mid-Career Salary: $136,220
N/AN/A410.7%$69,000$136,000
#7Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Mid-Career Salary: $129,434
2913836314.7%$66,000$129,000
#8Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Mid-Career Salary: $123,992
456726815.0%$71,000$124,000
#9Brown University
Providence, RI
Mid-Career Salary: $127,280
892201005.1%$68,000$127,000
#10University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Mid-Career Salary: $125,108
3114993611.2%$69,000$125,000
Salary data estimated by College Factual based in part on data provided by PayScale. Last updated 2013.

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