Does your dream degree lead to your dream salary?
After graduation, geological engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $158,909, while the bottom 20% make closer to $55,531. The median grad salary is $93,938.
Geological Engineering graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering is $55,401, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $82,642.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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