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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Ohio

6,157 Bachelor's Degrees
$61,888 Avg Salary
$25,267 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in OhioIn 2018-2019, engineering students earned 6,157 bachelor's degrees from a Ohio school, making the subject the 3rd in the state. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.8% 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 list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Ohio ranking analyzed 17 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in engineering.

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.

How Much Do Engineering Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, engineering majors from schools in Ohio earn an average salary of $61,888 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 55% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

The national average salary for engineering bachelor's degree holders is $62,200. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Ohio.

Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools in Ohio  61,888
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123,800
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
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123,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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123,800

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Ohio

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid engineering majors.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Ohio

#1

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

University of Dayton landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Located in the medium-sized city of Dayton, U of Dayton is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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Ohio State University - Main Campus comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the city of Columbus.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio Northern University. ONU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Ada.

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#3

Oberlin College

Oberlin, OH

Oberlin College earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the fringe town of Oberlin, Oberlin is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Cincinnati is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Cincinnati.

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John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to John Carroll University. John Carroll is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of University Heights.

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University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Toledo. University of Toledo is a fairly large public school located in the city of Toledo.

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Marietta College

Marietta, OH

Marietta College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Located in the fringe town of Marietta, Marietta is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Case Western Reserve University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Cleveland, Case Western is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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Miami University - Oxford comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Miami of Ohio is a fairly large public school located in the town of Oxford.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 5,117
Illinois 34 4,169
Indiana 33 3,747
Wisconsin 31 2,645

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 1,781
Electrical Engineering 832
Chemical Engineering 823
Computer Engineering 700
Civil Engineering 532

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 4,257
Computer & Information Sciences 2,010
Physical Sciences 1,155
Mathematics & Statistics 900
Engineering Technologies 882

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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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