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Masters in Engineering Salaries

Masters in Engineering Salaries

We have selected ten of the most common choices for engineering degrees that correspond with strong career opportunities in the job market today. A graduate degree in engineering is still considered an exceptional academic asset, as many of the engineers working today are doing so having completed bachelor's degrees and transitioned into the workplace. So the salary scales that are published for these positions often are based on a job for which an undergraduate degree is sufficient. A Master of Engineering would strengthen your chances during the interview process and hasten your climb up the management ladder. Our salary figures are drawn from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

1. Chemical Engineer: The salary range for this position ranges from the tenth percentile at $56,090 to the ninetieth percentile at $132,980. The median salary is $88,280. In Louisiana the mean wage is $97,540; in Delaware it is $116,280 and in Idaho it is $112,610.

2. Mechanical Engineer: The salary range from the tenth to the ninetieth percentile for mechanical engineers is $49,730 - 117,530. The median wage nationally is $77,020. In the State of Michigan the mean wage is $84,270; in Connecticut it is $79,260 and in Ohio it is $70,510.

3. Computer Hardware Engineer: This master's degree takes some work but it pays off. The salary range from tenth to ninetieth percentile is $60,690 - $148,910. The median salary on a national basis is $98,820. In the State of Colorado the mean salary is $108,480; in Massachusetts it is $114,440; and in New York it is $110,980.

4. Civil Engineer: The salary range from the tenth to the ninetieth percentile for this profession is $49,620 - $118,320. The median salary on a national basis is $76,590. In the State of Washington the annual mean wage is $80,690; in New Jersey it is $87,090; and in Hawaii it is $76,730.

5. Environmental Engineer: The salary range from the tenth to the ninetieth percentile for this job is $47,660 - $117,750. The median salary is $77,040. In the State of Massachusetts the mean salary is $84,050; in New Mexico it is $95,910 and in California it is $86,340.

6. Electrical Engineer: This position is rated here as separate from computer engineering: the salary range from the tenth to the ninetieth percentile is $53,510 - $125,810. The median salary nationally is $83,110. In the State of New Hampshire the mean salary is $88,010; in the District of Columbia it is $96,440; and in Virginia it is $89,440.

7. Materials Engineer: For this profession the salary range, from the tenth to the ninetieth percentile, is $52,670 - $125,760. The median wage nationally is $83,190. In the State of Arizona the mean salary is $88,560; in Pennsylvania it is $79,830; and in Texas it is $91,880.

8. Industrial Engineer: The salary range for industrial engineers, tenth percentile to ninetieth percentile, is $48,240 - $109,220. The median salary is $75,110. In the State of Minnesota the mean salary is $77,850; in Maryland it is $89,030; and in Indiana it is $70.060.

9. Biomedical Engineer: The salary range from the tenth to ninetieth percentile for this job is $49,480 - $123,270. Working in the pharmaceutical industry with a graduate degree in this field should pay well. In the State of Connecticut the mean wage is $87,150; in Arizona it is $92,250; and in Utah it is $81,750.

10. Aerospace Engineer: This position has a salary range from the tenth to the ninetieth percentile of $59,500 - $137,730. The median pay nationally is $94,780. In the State of Washington the mean salary is $92,210; in Virginia it is $107,210; and in Alabama it is $102,510.

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