Does your dream degree lead to your dream salary?

After graduation, construction engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $146,962, while the bottom 20% make closer to $47,245. The median grad salary is $83,326.

Construction Engineering graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering is $58,491, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $70,745.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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