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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in North Carolina

818 Bachelor's Degrees
$48,727 Avg Salary
$25,659 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in North CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 818 bachelor's degrees were awarded to engineering technologies students who went to a North Carolina college or university. This makes it the #21 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 19,475 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.2% 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 North Carolina ranking, we looked at 6 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.

Salaries of Engineering Technologies Majors After Graduation

The average engineering technologies major who graduates from a school in North Carolina earns about $48,727 per year during the early years of their career. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 22% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in engineering tech make more than those who graduate from schools in North Carolina. The national average salary is $55,227.

Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools in North Carolina  48,727
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97,400
Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools Nationwide  55,227
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97,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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97,400

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Grads in North Carolina

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Tech Graduates in North Carolina

#1

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

East Carolina University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering technologies school. Located in the city of Greenville, ECU is a public school with a very large student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UNC Charlotte is a very large public school located in the large city of Charlotte.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Western Carolina University. WCU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Cullowhee.

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Our rankings recognize North Carolina State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. NC State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Raleigh.

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Our rankings recognize North Carolina A & T State University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. NC A&T is a large public school located in the large city of Greensboro.

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Appalachian State University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Boone, Appalachian State is a public school with a large student population.

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Best Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Technologies Colleges 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
Alabama 32 784
Tennessee 32 392
West Virginia 32 165
South Carolina 32 107
Louisiana 31 376
Kentucky 31 531
Arkansas 30 104

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 260
Engineering Technology (Other) 198
Environmental Control Technology 100
Mechanical Engineering Technology 85
General Engineering Technology 64

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Majors Similar to Engineering Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 4,042
Engineering 2,926
Computer & Information Sciences 2,606
Physical Sciences 1,179
Mathematics & Statistics 1,032

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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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