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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Nevada

632 Bachelor's Degrees
$59,600 Avg Salary
$23,452 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in NevadaEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in Nevada. With 632 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 6th out of all the majors we track. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the engineering bachelor's degrees in the country. The engineering school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Engineering Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Nevada ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in 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 Engineering Majors After Graduation

After graduation, engineering majors from schools in Nevada earn an average salary of $59,600 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 50% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $62,200 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in engineering.

Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools in Nevada  59,600
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119,200
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
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119,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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119,200

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Nevada

The following colleges produce the highest paid engineering graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Nevada

University of Nevada - Reno earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNR is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Reno.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Nevada - Las Vegas. Located in the midsize city of Las Vegas, UNLV is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 37 14,467
Washington 34 2,300
Hawaii 30 293
Oregon 30 1,583
Alaska 29 202

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 232
Computer Engineering 123
Civil Engineering 102
Electrical Engineering 71
Chemical Engineering 33

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 685
Computer & Information Sciences 227
Physical Sciences 126
Natural Resources & Conservation 96
Mathematics & Statistics 62

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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 Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

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