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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in Missouri

2,090 Bachelor's Degrees
$62,775 Avg Salary
$23,725 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Graduates in MissouriIn 2018-2019, engineering students earned 2,090 bachelor's degrees from a Missouri school, making the subject the 6th in the state. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.6% were from a college or university in the state. 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 Missouri ranking, we looked at 6 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?

The average engineering major who graduates from a school in Missouri earns about $62,775 per year during the early years of their career. This is 58% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

The national average salary for engineering bachelor's degree holders is $62,200. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Missouri.

Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools in Missouri  62,775
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125,600
Average Salary for Engineering Graduates from Schools Nationwide  62,200
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125,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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125,600

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Grads in Missouri

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Graduates in Missouri

Missouri University of Science and Technology earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Rolla, Missouri University of Science and Technology is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. SLU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Louis.

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Washington University in St Louis landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. WUSTL is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Saint Louis.

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University of Missouri - Kansas City landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering school. UMKC is a large public school located in the city of Kansas City.

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University of Missouri - St Louis earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, UMSL is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of Missouri - Columbia as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Columbia, Mizzou is a public college with a very large student population.

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Park University

Parkville, MO

Park University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Park University is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Parkville.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Southeast Missouri State University. Located in the city of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri State University is a public school with a large student population.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Plains States Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 34 1,652
Kansas 32 1,208
South Dakota 32 485
Iowa 31 2,208
Nebraska 31 514
North Dakota 30 652

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 619
Electrical Engineering 296
Civil Engineering 263
Chemical Engineering 175
Computer Engineering 148

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,200
Computer & Information Sciences 1,737
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 775
Physical Sciences 651
Mathematics & Statistics 500

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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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