Engineering Average Salaries

Co-op & Internship Average Hourly Salaries
Average Annual Starting Salaries


Co-op & Internship Average Hourly Salaries

Average hourly salary information is provided on a voluntary basis by engineering undergraduate and graduate students who have completed their Co-op & Internship Employment Surveys.

MAJOR* 2014–15 AVERAGE
(# OF RESPONDENTS)
2013–14 AVERAGE
(# OF RESPONDENTS)
Aerospace Engineering (AERSP) $20.11 (31) $20.43 (31)
Architectural Engineering (AE) $16.69 (32) $15.58 (39)
Biological Engineering (BE) $16.45 (13) $17.05 (7)
Biomedical Engineering (BME) $19.39 (31) $18.03 (33)
Chemical Engineering (CHE) $22.92 (94) $21.86 (96)
Civil Engineering (CE) $14.79 (73) $15.12 (71)
Computer Engineering (CMPEN) $22.41 (45) $21.69 (26)
Computer Science (CMPSC) $24.43 (56) $22.24 (47)
Electrical Engineering (EE) $20.07 (65) $19.51 (79)
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET) $16.37 (14) $15.91 (12)
Energy Business & Finance (EBF) N/A (N/A) $14.00 (1)
Energy Engineering (ENENG) $18.50 (3) $19.00 (2)
Engineering Science (ESC) $20.13 (12) $18.98 (13)
Environmental Systems Engineering (ENVSE) N/A (N/A) N/A (N/A)
Industrial Engineering (IE) $19.56 (149) $18.92 (147)
Materials Science & Engineering (MATSE) $20.82 (15) $19.71 (3)
Mechanical Engineering (ME) $19.51 (194) $17.84 (175)
Mining Engineering (MNGE) $16.00 (1) $21.50 (3)
Nuclear Engineering (NUCE) $19.00 (19) $17.52 (11)
Petroleum Engineering (PNGE) N/A (N/A) N/A (N/A)
Surveying Engineering (SURE) $16.25 (2) $12.90 (4)
Overall Average—Internships $19.97 $18.93
Overall Average—Co-op Experiences $20.04 $19.31
Overall Average—Research $18.15 $13.60
OVERALL AVERAGE HOURLY SALARY $19.94 $18.93

*Not included: Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (dual major), and Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering (MNE) (dual major).


Average Annual Starting Salaries

Average annual starting salary information is provided on a voluntary basis by undergraduate engineering students who have completed their Senior Exit Survey (all figures are rounded to nearest $100).

MAJOR 2014–15 AVERAGE
(# OF RESPONDENTS)
2013–14 AVERAGE
(# OF RESPONDENTS)
Aerospace Engineering (AERSP) $61,900 (25) $62,800 (22)
Architectural Engineering (AE) $58,900 (53) $56,500 (70)
Biological Engineering (BE) $61,000 (7) $59,800 (13)
Biomedical Engineering (BME) $70,300 (14) $66,800 (6)
Chemical Engineering (CHE) $70,300 (51) $73,400 (48)
Civil Engineering (CE) $55,900 (59) $58,000 (53)
Computer Engineering (CMPEN) $75,100 (21) $68,500 (24)
Computer Science (CMPSC) $77,100 (34) $73,600 (27)
Electrical Engineering (EE) $67,800 (42) $64,100 (31)
Engineering Science (ESC) $68,000 (8) $69,200 (5)
Industrial Engineering (IE) $62,600 (60) $62,100 (73)
Mechanical Engineering (ME) $67,400 (91) $66,600 (73)
Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (Dual Major) $72,800 (5) N/A (N/A)
Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering (MNE) (Dual Major) $64,700 (6) N/A (N/A)
Nuclear Engineering (NUCE) $61,200 (11) $59,600 (9)
OVERALL AVERAGE ANNUAL STARTING SALARY $65,400 $63,900

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