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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Utah

1,402 Bachelor's Degrees
$64,621 Avg Salary
$16,031 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in UtahOut of the 33 majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 8th in Utah. In fact, 1,402 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.1% 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 Utah ranking analyzed 4 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 graduating, engineering majors that go to school in Utah go on to jobs making an average of $64,621 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 62% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a engineering degree is $62,200. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools in Utah  64,621
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129,200
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
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129,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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129,200

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Utah

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Utah

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Utah Valley University. Located in the small city of Orem, UVU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Brigham Young University - Provo earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. BYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Provo.

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University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Our rankings recognize University of Utah as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public college with a very large student population.

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Utah State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. USU is a very large public school located in the city of Logan.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 3,076
Idaho 34 782
Montana 31 802
Wyoming 25 308

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 493
Chemical Engineering 202
Electrical Engineering 174
Civil Engineering 160
Computer Engineering 136

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 3,453
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,556
Physical Sciences 426
Mathematics & Statistics 404
Engineering Technologies 248

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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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