Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, ocean engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $188,247, while the bottom 20% make closer to $41,089. The median grad salary is $87,948.
Ocean Engineering graduate salaries over time
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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