Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, engineering-related fields graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $129,564, while the bottom 20% make closer to $42,444. The median grad salary is $74,157.
Engineering-Related Fields graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in engineering-related fields is $51,872, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $66,200.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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