2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Nevada
Finding the Best Engineering School for You
Engineering 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.
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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Nevada
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
Best Engineering Colleges in the Far Western US Region
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Engineering Related Rankings by Major
Engineering Majors to Study
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||685|
|Computer & Information Sciences||227|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||96|
|Mathematics & Statistics||62|
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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