2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in the New England Region
Finding the Best Engineering School for You
With 128,724 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, engineering is the #4 most popular major in the United States. Of those degrees, 7,932 went to students in the New England region of the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Engineering Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.
This year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in the New England Region ranking analyzed 27 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.
Comparing Average Salaries of Engineering Majors
After graduation, engineering majors from schools in the New England Region earn an average salary of $65,010 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 63% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.
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 the New England Region .
To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.
2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in the New England Region
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in the New England Region
Harvard University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of Cambridge, Harvard is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Maine Maritime Academy landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Maine Maritime is a small public school located in the rural area of Castine.Request Information
Massachusetts Maritime Academy earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Maritime is a small public school located in the midsize suburb of Buzzards Bay.Request Information
Yale University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Located in the midsize city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Massachusetts Institute of Technology comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. MIT is a large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Cambridge.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Olin College as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Olin College is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Needham.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Dartmouth College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Hanover, Dartmouth is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.Request Information
Brown University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Brown is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Providence.Request Information
Northeastern University landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Northeastern is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Boston.Request Information
Providence College comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Providence is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Providence.Request Information
Best Engineering Colleges by State
Explore the best engineering colleges for a specific state in the New England region.
Engineering Related Rankings by Major
Engineering Majors to Study
Most Popular Majors Related to Engineering
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||8,454|
|Computer & Information Sciences||6,450|
|Mathematics & Statistics||3,193|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||2,315|
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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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