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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in Mississippi

220 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,367 Avg Salary
$25,266 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in MississippiEngineering Technologies is the #19 most popular major in Mississippi with 220 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 19,475 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.1% were from a college or university in the state. 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 Mississippi ranking, we looked at 3 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 Mississippi earns about $43,367 per year during the early years of their career. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 9% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

On a nationwide level, engineering tech majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $55,227. That's 21% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Mississippi.

Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools in Mississippi  43,367
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Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools Nationwide  55,227
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86,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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86,800

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Grads in Mississippi

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Tech Graduates in Mississippi

Our rankings recognize University of Southern Mississippi as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Hattiesburg, Southern Miss is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

Alcorn State University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Alcorn State is a small public school located in the remote area of Alcorn State.

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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Mississippi State University. Located in the remote town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Jackson State University. Located in the city of Jackson, Jackson State is a public school with a moderately-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
Florida 34 438
Virginia 34 491
Georgia 33 357
North Carolina 32 818
West Virginia 32 165
Tennessee 32 392
South Carolina 32 107
Alabama 32 784
Louisiana 31 376
Kentucky 31 531
Arkansas 30 104

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 138
Architectural Engineering Technology 71
Computer Engineering Technology 8
Electronics Engineering Technology 2
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,083
Engineering 958
Physical Sciences 284
Computer & Information Sciences 275
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 255

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KUKA Systems GmbH.

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