The month of May marks the deadline for most students to decide which university they'll be attending in the fall. Of course earning potential is always a top concern among students (and their parents). Payscale.com has released its yearly numbers on the top engineering schools by salary potential and we decided to break down this year's top 15. Looking deeper by major and reported earnings although mechanical engineering and electrical engineering are most often seen among the most popular degree programs it is the software engineers who are reporting the highest national median salaries.
Click through below to see the list of schools sorted by mid-career salary potential for engineering students with undergraduate degrees. We also listed early career potential, as well.
Did your school or alma mater rank this year? Drop us a comment and let us know how the numbers stack up for you.
15. The University of Houston (UH) - ($123,500 Mid-Career; $69,800 Early Career)
UH is the flagship school of the University of Houston System and has nearly 40,000 students. Among engineering students electrical engineers boast the highest national median salary at $76,410.
Chris Wiltz is the Managing Editor of Design News
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