2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in Kentucky
Finding the Best Engineering Technologies School for You
In 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.
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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Grads in Kentucky
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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Engineering Tech Majors to Study
|Quality Control Technology||179|
|Industrial Production Technology||82|
|General Engineering Technology||70|
|Civil Engineering Technology||45|
|Construction Engineering Technology||40|
Most Popular Related Majors
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|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||1,219|
|Computer & Information Sciences||654|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||598|
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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