Engineering Degrees Provide Highest Salaries

Forbes.com recently reported on a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) which correlated college degrees and starting salaries.  Engineering degrees account for 6 of the top 10 paying majors for new college graduates of 2012.

Number one on the list is Computer Engineering, offering $70,400 for new college graduates, and available for study here at the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering.

The top 10 list as reported by forbes.com from NACE:

Computer Engineering $70,400
Chemical Engineering $66,400
Computer Science $64,400
Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering $64,000
Mechanical Engineering $62,900
Electrical/Electronics and Communications Engineering $62,300
Civil Engineering $57,600
Finance $57,300
Construction Science/Management $56,600
Information Sciences and Systems $56,100

 

Read the Forbes article here.