Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, plastics engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $119,894, while the bottom 20% make closer to $34,397. The median grad salary is $64,219.
Plastics Engineering graduate salaries over time
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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