CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Careers in Engineering

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Projected Annual Average Salaries for Recent B.S. Graduates in 2017*

Biomedical $67,250
Chemical $68,445
Civil $63,563
Electrical $66,920
Computer $68,191
Industrial $64,280
Mechanical $66,557
Petroleum $77,000

 

Projected Annual Average Salaries for Recent M.S. Graduates in 2017*

Aerospace Engineering $72,804
Biomedical Engineering $76,750
Chemical Engineering $74,529
Civil Engineering $66,343
Computer Engineering $78,101
Electrical Engineering $75,317
Environmental Engineering $73,354
Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering $75,029
Materials Engineering $74,948
Mechanical Engineering $73,177
Petroleum Engineering $83,500**
Subsea Engineering $106,158**

*Salary information based on the 2017 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers unless otherwise noted
**Source: Payscale.com

 

Projected Annual Average Salaries for Recent Ph.D. Graduates in 2017*

Biomedical Engineering $85,000**
Chemical Engineering $93,833
Civil Engineering $110,000**
Computer Engineering $104,600
Electrical Engineering $93,857
Environmental Engineering $72,500**
Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering $85,250**
Materials Engineering $92,000
Mechanical Engineering $91,571
Petroleum Engineering $160,000**

*Salary information based on the 2017 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers unless otherwise noted
**Source: Payscale.com