2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Arizona
Finding the Best Engineering School for You
Out of the 33 majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 3rd in Arizona. In fact, 3,055 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.4% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Engineering Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.
This year's Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Arizona ranking analyzed 7 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.
Salaries of Engineering Majors After Graduation
The average engineering major who graduates from a school in Arizona earns about $61,170 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 54% 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.
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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Arizona
Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Arizona
Our rankings recognize Arizona State University - Skysong as the #1 school in this year's rankings. ASU - Skysong is a very large public school located in the city of Scottsdale.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Arizona State University - Polytechnic as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Mesa, ASU - Polytechnic is a public college with a medium-sized student population.Request Information
University of Arizona landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. Located in the city of Tucson, Arizona is a public school with a very large student population.Request Information
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the rural area of Prescott, Embry Riddle Prescott is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Arizona State University - Tempe as the #5 school in this year's rankings. ASU - Tempe is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Tempe.Request Information
Northern Arizona University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Flagstaff, NAU is a public college with a fairly large student population.Request Information
The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to DeVry University - Arizona. DeVry University - Arizona is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the large city of Phoenix.Request Information
Best Engineering Colleges in the Southwest Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Engineering
Engineering Majors to Study
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||2,721|
|Computer & Information Sciences||2,349|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||534|
|Architecture & Related Services||438|
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).
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