Salaries & Statistics

ECAC provides data on average salaries and breakdowns by major for full-time positions offered upon graduation, as well as for internships and co-op programs that students participate in throughout the school year. Explore salaries and accommodation below:

Starting Salaries Breakdown for 2016-17

Major/DegreeLowHighUT AverageUT Median
Aerospace
BS $60,000 $75,000 $68,300 $70,500
Architectural
BS $50,000 $62,000 $57,500 $61,500
Biomedical
BS $59,000 $82,000 $70,250 $70,000
Chemical
BS $60,000 $98,000 $76,050 $73,500
Civil
BS $55,000 $68,000 $58,500 $58,000
Electrical
BS $50,000 $118,000 $83,000 $78,000
PhD $120,000 $128,000 $122,660 $120,000
Mechanical
BS $50,000 $113,000 $69,100 $68,000
Petroleum
BS $60,000 $106,500 $82,800 $85,000

 

Starting Monthly Internship Salaries for Summer 2016

Major/DegreeLowHighUT AverageUT Median
Aerospace
BS $1,600 $4,580 $2,879 $2,960
Architectural
BS $1,440 $3,200 $2,484 $2,400
Biomedical
BS $1,600 $5,000 $3,207 $3,200
Chemical
BS $1,900 $7,425 $3,883 $3,904
MS $3,600 $8,500 $6,267 $6,350
Civil
BS $1,500 $6,080 $2,789 $2,710
MS $1,900 $5,375 $3,031 $2,880
Electrical
BS $1,500 $6,880 $3,697 $3,600
MS $2,400 $6,500 $5,103 $5,120
PhD $3,440 $9,000 $5,725 $6,000
Mechanical
BS $1,379 $7,883 $3,381 $3,257
MS $3,000 $7,200 $4,140 $3,300
PhD $3,600 $9,200 $5,840 $4,800
Petroleum
BS $1,500 $8,500 $4,804 $5,000
MS $2,000 $8,300 $6,085 $6,600
PhD $2,400 $10,400 $6,891 $7,250
Operations Research
MS $4,400 $7,000 $5,075 $4,450
PhD $2,700 $5,000 $3,800 $3,850

Offers of Starting Co-op Salaries for 2015-16

Major/Degree  UT Average
Aerospace     $3,490
Architectural/Civil     $3,002
Biomedical     $3,021
Chemical     $4,347
Electrical     $4,221
Mechanical     $3,718
OVERALL AVERAGE     $3,875

B.S. Accommodation Data for 2015-16

Accommodation breakdown for B.S. graduates who used the Engineering Career Assistance Center.

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For information about national averages, see the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) website.