Geoscience Engineering

2021 Highest Paid Geoscience Engineering Graduates

248 Bachelor's Degrees
$55,400 Avg Salary
$26,695 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Geoscience Engineering School for You

Highest Paid Geoscience Engineering GraduatesGeoscience Engineering is the #245 most popular major in the country with 248 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Geoscience Engineering Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Geoscience Engineering Graduates ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in geoscience engineering.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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 Geoscience Engineering Majors After Graduation

After graduating, geoscience engineering majors that go to school in the United States go on to jobs making an average of $55,400 per year. This is 39% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

Average Salary for Geoscience Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  55,400
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110,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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110,800

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2021 Highest Paid Geoscience Engineering Grads in the United States

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Geoscience Engineering Graduates

Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Madison as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public school with a very large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, geoscience engineering majors make an average salary of $57,100.

On average, geoscience engineering graduates from UW - Madison take out $22,095 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $273, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize Colorado School of Mines as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Golden, Mines is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, geoscience engineering majors make an average salary of $53,700.

The average amount in student loans that geoscience engineering majors at Mines take out while working on their bachelor's is $21,517. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $234.

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Geoscience Engineering by Region

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Geoscience Engineering is one of 38 different types of Engineering programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 37,343
Electrical Engineering 17,946
Civil Engineering 14,832
Chemical Engineering 11,423
Computer Engineering 10,704

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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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