Salaries & Statistics

ECAC provides salary information for internships, co-ops and full-time positions. The information is updated each academic year. 

Offers of Starting Annual Salaries for 2013 – 2014

MajorOffersLowHighUT AverageUT MedianStandard Deviation
Aerospace – BS 45 50,000 120,000 69,612 65,412 15,744
Aerospace – PhD* 1 101,250 101,250 101,250 101,250 n/a
Architectural – BS 16 50,000 75,000 58,476 56,000 7,056
Architectural – MS* 3 60,000 65,000 63,333 65,000 2,887
Biomedical – BS 30 47,500 75,000 66,732 68,004 6,384
Chemical – BS 91 55,000 107,400 76,608 73,000 11,772
Chemical – PhD* 6 85,000 116,000 95,000 90,350 12,620
Civil – BS 63 36,240 82,944 58,260 56,500 10,788
Civil – MS 20 42,996 91,200 62,916 60,000 11,616
Civil – PhD 3 54,000 78,000 68,664 74,004 12,864
Electrical – BS 166 40,000 120,000 72,348 70,000 13,956
Electrical – MS 3 83,100 110,000 101,028 110,000 15,528
Electrical – PhD 3 100,000 140,000 115,000 105,000 21,792
Mechanical – BS 170 40,000 105,000 71,484 70,000 11,868
Mechanical – MS 1 78,000 78,000 78,000 78,000 n/a
Petroleum – BS 92 40,000 150,000 90,012 95,004 18,624
Petroleum – PhD* 6 104,000 130,000 118,800 120,000 9,338
Materials Science - MS 1 73,000 73,000 73,000 73,000 n/a

Offers of Starting Monthly Internship Salaries for 2012-13

MajorOffersLowHighUT AverageUT Median
Aerospace - BS 29 1,500 5,220 2,985 3,000
Architectural - BS 17 1,473 3,466 2,305 2,400
Biomedical - BS 18 1,260 5,000 2,678 2,637
Chemical - BS 102 1,728 7,025 3,907 3,600
Civil - BS 73 1,500 6,859 2,639 2,400
Civil - MS 16 2,000 6,050 3,184 3,000
Electrical - BS 120 1,473 7,100 3,591 3,467
Electrical - MS 7 3,000 5,600 4,272 4,000
Electrical - PhD 11 2,600 7,000 4,910 4,800
Mechanical - BS 183 1,400 7,280 3,332 3,120
Mechanical - MS 2 4,500 4,900 4,700 4,700
Mechanical - PhD 4 2,500 5,850 4,041 3,907
Petroleum - BS 119 1,500 7,500 4,439 4,600
Petroleum - MS 3 2,500 8,000 5,500 6,000
Petroleum - PhD 18 3,000 8,700 6,347 6,250
Operations Research - MS 2 4,900 4,900 4,900 4,900
Operations Research - PhD 4 3,600 4,500 4,050 4,050

Offers of Starting Co-op Salaries for 2012-13

MajorUT Average
Aerospace 3,266
Architectural/Civil 2,568
Biomedical 3,293
Chemical 4,192
Electrical 3,713
Mechanical 3,629

*Insufficient data for 2013 – 2014. Data from 2012 – 2013.

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