Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.
Engineering graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in engineering is $57,869, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $73,032.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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