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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Florida

5,865 Bachelor's Degrees
$57,245 Avg Salary
$23,426 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in FloridaOut of the 34 majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 6th in Florida. In fact, 5,865 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 4.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Florida ranking, we looked at 14 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Engineering Majors

The average engineering major who graduates from a school in Florida earns about $57,245 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 44% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in engineering make more than those who graduate from schools in Florida. The national average salary is $62,200.

Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools in Florida  57,245
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114,400
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
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114,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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114,400

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Florida

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 Florida

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Our rankings recognize University of Florida as the #1 school in this year's rankings. U of F is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville.

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#2

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Located in the city of Coral Gables, U Miami is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Daytona Beach.

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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Daytona Beach, Embry Riddle Daytona Beach is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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#4

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

Our rankings recognize Florida State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Tallahassee, Florida State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Florida Institute of Technology comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Florida Tech is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Melbourne.

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Florida International University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Located in the large suburb of Miami, FIU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. FAU is a very large public school located in the small city of Boca Raton.

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University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

Our rankings recognize University of North Florida as the #8 school in this year's rankings. UNF is a fairly large public school located in the city of Jacksonville.

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The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Florida A&M University is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Tallahassee.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 958
Virginia 34 3,378
Georgia 33 3,528
North Carolina 32 2,926
Alabama 32 2,794
Tennessee 32 1,750
West Virginia 32 928
South Carolina 32 1,641
Louisiana 31 1,842
Kentucky 31 1,081
Arkansas 30 816

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 1,669
Civil Engineering 768
Electrical Engineering 763
Computer Engineering 697
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 567

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 6,957
Computer & Information Sciences 4,244
Physical Sciences 1,032
Natural Resources & Conservation 956
Mathematics & Statistics 727

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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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