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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in Kentucky

531 Bachelor's Degrees
$52,544 Avg Salary
$25,507 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in KentuckyIn 2018-2019, 531 bachelor's degrees were awarded to engineering technologies students who went to a Kentucky college or university. This makes it the #16 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the engineering tech bachelor's degrees in the country. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Engineering Tech list to help you make the college decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in Kentucky ranking, we looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering tech.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Engineering Technologies Majors

The average engineering technologies major who graduates from a school in Kentucky earns about $52,544 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 32% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

The national average salary for engineering tech bachelor's degree holders is $55,227. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Kentucky.

Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools in Kentucky  52,544
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105,000
Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools Nationwide  55,227
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105,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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105,000

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Grads in Kentucky

The highest paid engineering tech majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Tech Graduates in Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Eastern is a large public school located in the distant town of Richmond.

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Murray State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the remote town of Murray, Murray State is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Berea College

Berea, KY

Berea College earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Berea, Berea is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Highland Heights, NKU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Western Kentucky University. Located in the city of Bowling Green, WKU is a public college with a large student population.

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Our rankings recognize Morehead State University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Morehead, Morehead State University is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Best Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Technologies Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 220
Florida 34 438
Virginia 34 491
Georgia 33 357
West Virginia 32 165
Tennessee 32 392
North Carolina 32 818
South Carolina 32 107
Alabama 32 784
Louisiana 31 376
Arkansas 30 104

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Quality Control Technology 179
Industrial Production Technology 82
General Engineering Technology 70
Civil Engineering Technology 45
Construction Engineering Technology 40

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,219
Engineering 1,081
Computer & Information Sciences 654
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 598
Physical Sciences 420

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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