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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Georgia

3,528 Bachelor's Degrees
$62,110 Avg Salary
$25,488 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in GeorgiaEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in Georgia. With 3,528 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.7% of all the engineering bachelor's degrees in 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Georgia ranking, we looked at 5 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.

How Much Do Engineering Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, engineering majors from schools in Georgia earn an average salary of $62,110 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 56% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

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 Georgia  62,110
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124,200
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
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124,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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124,200

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Georgia

The highest paid engineering majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Georgia

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus. Georgia Tech is a very large public school located in the large city of Atlanta.

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#2

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. GaSou is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Statesboro.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. UGA is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Athens.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Kennesaw State University. Located in the suburb of Kennesaw, KSU Georgia is a public school with a very large student population.

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#5

Mercer University

Macon, GA

Mercer University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Mercer is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Macon.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 958
Florida 34 5,865
Virginia 34 3,378
West Virginia 32 928
Tennessee 32 1,750
North Carolina 32 2,926
South Carolina 32 1,641
Alabama 32 2,794
Louisiana 31 1,842
Kentucky 31 1,081
Arkansas 30 816

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 1,100
Electrical Engineering 384
Industrial Engineering 356
Civil Engineering 307
Computer Engineering 257

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,742
Computer & Information Sciences 3,192
Physical Sciences 902
Mathematics & Statistics 599
Communications Technologies & Support 452

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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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