2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Florida
Finding the Best Engineering School for You
Out 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.
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 Florida
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Florida
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Engineering
Engineering Majors to Study
|Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering||567|
Most Popular Majors Related to Engineering
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||6,957|
|Computer & Information Sciences||4,244|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||956|
|Mathematics & Statistics||727|
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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