Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields

Common Industries to work in

Tech Engineering

Possible career paths

(Ranked by US median annual salary)

Computer and Information Systems Managers

365,690 employed

Low

$83,860

Median

$139,220

Top

$280,000

Architectural and Engineering Managers

179,990 employed

Low

$88,050

Median

$137,720

Top

$280,000

Petroleum Engineers

32,010 employed

Low

$74,400

Median

$132,280

Top

$280,000

Computer Hardware Engineers

66,770 employed

Low

$66,290

Median

$115,120

Top

$176,900

Computer Hardware Engineers

66,770 employed

Low

$66,290

Median

$115,120

Top

$176,900

Computer and Information Research Scientists

27,920 employed

Low

$65,540

Median

$114,520

Top

$176,780

Aerospace Engineers

65,760 employed

Low

$70,840

Median

$113,030

Top

$162,110

Software Developers, Systems Software

394,590 employed

Low

$65,670

Median

$107,600

Top

$164,150

Nuclear Engineers

16,700 employed

Low

$66,400

Median

$105,810

Top

$159,330

Computer Network Architects

157,830 employed

Low

$58,160

Median

$104,650

Top

$162,390

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

134,930 employed

Low

$64,030

Median

$102,180

Top

$160,360

Chemical Engineers

33,500 employed

Low

$62,230

Median

$102,160

Top

$169,080

Colleges that offer this degree

(ranked by reported salaries 10 years out of school)

Duke University

6,552 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$53,500

Reported Median Salary

$84,400

California State University Maritime Academy

1,048 undergraduate students

Public

Tuition (In state)

$7,056

Reported Median Salary

$82,900

University of the Pacific

3,542 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$46,346

Reported Median Salary

$71,700

Milwaukee School of Engineering

2,605 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$39,429

Reported Median Salary

$71,300

Drexel University

15,335 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$52,002

Reported Median Salary

$68,800

Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network

1,814 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$None

Reported Median Salary

$67,400

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

21,303 undergraduate students

Public

Tuition (In state)

$9,432

Reported Median Salary

$66,900

Rice University

3,970 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$45,608

Reported Median Salary

$65,400

Wentworth Institute of Technology

4,204 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$34,977

Reported Median Salary

$65,100

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

27,120 undergraduate students

Public

Tuition (In state)

$13,230

Reported Median Salary

$62,500

Pace University

8,456 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$43,986

Reported Median Salary

$60,300

Creighton University

4,212 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$38,750

Reported Median Salary

$59,700

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