Is your future salary worth the time in school?
After graduation, systems engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $140,169, while the bottom 20% make closer to $37,567. The median grad salary is $72,566.
Systems Engineering graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering is $64,558, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $70,463.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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