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Salaries & Statistics

Offers of Starting Annual Salaries for 2012-13
Major Offers Low High UT Average UT Median Standard Deviation
Aerospace - BS 55 50,974 101,000 66,887 64,680 10,312
Aerospace - PhD 1 101,250 101,250 101,250 101,250 n/a
Architectural - BS 18 50,000 66,000 56,000 54,000 5,248
Architectural - MS 3 60,000 65,000 63,333 65,000 2,887
Biomedical - BS 40 50,000 80,000 64,070 61,500 7,133
Chemical - BS 125 48,000 104,000 73,938 72,800 11,779
Chemical - PhD 6 85,000 116,000 95,000 90,350 12,620
Civil - BS 72 45,000 98,000 59,491 58,000 10,439
Civil - MS 20 49,500 78,000 59,992 60,000 6,769
Civil - PhD 10 51,600 110,000 75,960 70,000 17,973
Electrical - BS 182 50,000 110,000 71,028 68,400 11,947
Electrical - MS 14 72,000 105,000 86,643 81,000 11,070
Electrical - PhD 13 60,000 130,000 94,818 90,000 20,579
Mechanical - BS 204 52,000 110,000 72,160 70,000 11,556
Petroleum - BS 56 53,000 120,000 89,259 95,000 16,506
Petroleum - PhD 6 104,000 130,000 118,800 120,000 9,338
Engineering Mechanics - MS 2 75,000 80,000 77,500 77,500 3,536
Materials Science - PhD 3 80,000 105,800 91,933 90,000 13,008
Engineering Mechanics - MS 2 75,000 80,000 77,500 77,500 3,536
Materials Science - PhD 3 80,000 105,800 91,933 90,000 13,008
Offers of Starting Monthly Internship Salaries for 2012-13
Major Offers Low High UT Average UT 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
Major UT Average
Aerospace 3,266
Architectural/Civil 2,568
Biomedical 3,293
Chemical 4,192
Electrical 3,713
Mechanical 3,629