May 2, 2013

Top Paying Engineering Majors in 2013

According to a recent survey, college graduates with major in Petroleum Engineering have the highest average starting salary of $93,500.

Here are the ten top majors by starting salary:

Petroleum Engineering: $93,500
Computer Engineering: $71,700
Chemical Engineering: $67,600
Computer Science: $64,800
Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering: $64,400
Mechanical Engineering: $64,000
Electrical/Electronics and Communications Engineering: $63,400
Management Information Systems/Business: $63,100
Engineering Technology: $62,200
Finance: $57,400

Source: WSJ

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