Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?

After graduation, telecommunications engineering technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $96,945, while the bottom 20% make closer to $50,715. The median grad salary is $70,119.

Telecommunications Engineering Technology graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications engineering technology is $55,604, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $63,185.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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