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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Idaho

782 Bachelor's Degrees
$59,878 Avg Salary
$24,075 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in IdahoIn 2018-2019, engineering students earned 782 bachelor's degrees from a Idaho school, making the subject the 5th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.6% 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Idaho ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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

The average engineering major who graduates from a school in Idaho earns about $59,878 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 50% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

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 Idaho  59,878
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Idaho

The following colleges produce the highest paid engineering graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Idaho

Our rankings recognize Brigham Young University - Idaho as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Rexburg, BYU - I is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Idaho. Located in the distant town of Moscow, Idaho is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Boise State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Boise, Boise State is a public college with a very large student population.

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Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Idaho State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. ISU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Pocatello.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 3,076
Utah 33 1,402
Montana 31 802
Wyoming 25 308

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 359
Electrical Engineering 188
Civil Engineering 137
General Engineering 21
Computer Engineering 19

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 759
Computer & Information Sciences 464
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 267
Natural Resources & Conservation 172
Physical Sciences 163

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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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