Salary Information

Review our most recent salary and placement information for our Bachelor’s degree recipients as well as National Statistics for Engineering graduates at the BS, MS and PhD level.

Undergraduate Salary Information

BS Entry-Level Salaries (2015-2016)

Information as reported voluntarily to Engineering Career Services by graduating students

Major Average Median Range
Biomedical Engineering $60,818 $62,750 $30,000-72,000
Chemical Engineering $66,820 $66,000 $52,000-105,000
Civil Engineering $56,547 $57,000 $30,000-72,000
Computer Engineering $78,219 $78,250 $48,000-110,000
Electrical Engineering $64,962 $65,400 $55,000-80,000
Engr. Mechanics & Astronautics $65,885 $66,000 $54,080-80,000
Engr. Physics NA NA NA
Geological Engineering $56,480 $53,000 $45,000-86,000
Industrial Engineering $63,782 $65,000 $40,000-80,000
Materials Science & Engr. $51,677 $57,500 $29,000-66,000
Mechanical Engineering $64,899 $65,000 $40,000-95,000
Nuclear Engineering $70,000 $72,000 $63,000-75,000
OVERALL $64,220 $65,000 $29,000-110,000

National Data:

Reprinted from the Fall 2016 NACE Salary Survey – beginning offers, with the permission of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.

Major Mean Salary
Aerospace Engineering $61,180
Biomedical/Medical Engineering $59,057
Chemical Engineering $68,393
Civil Engineering $55,635
Computer Engineering $69,480
Electrical Electronics and Comm. Engineering $73,078
Engineering Physics $65,500
Industrial Engineering $61,400
Materials Engineering $65,516
Mechanical Engineering $64,890
Nuclear Engineering $61,695

College of Engineering Placement Statistics & Salary Information:

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2011-2012 BS Graduates