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Engineers' Job Outlook

2017 Graduate Placement Statistics

2017 Outcome Rates

  • 91.5% of the 2016-2017 College of Engineering (COE) graduating class reported they had at least one full-time offer; will be attending graduate or professional school; or pursuing a military or service career.
  • College of Engineering has the fourth highest outcome rate on campus
  • COE is 1.1 % above the campus average of 90.4%.
  • 66.9% of engineering graduates identified employment in Missouri, followed by Kansas (5.6%), Illinois (5.2%), Texas (3.7%) and Washington (2.6%).

Outcome Rate by Major

  • Computer engineering = 100%
  • Civil engineering = 97.7%
  • Electrical engineering = 97%
  • Chemical engineering = 83.3%
  • Biological engineering = 87.9%
  • Mechanical engineering = 87.9%

 

Salary Data for 2017 Graduates

  • Average engineering salary = $61,315
  • Median engineering salary = $62,500

Salary Data by Major

Major Average Salary* Median Salary
Biological Engineering $51,172 $50,000
Chemical Engineering $69,091 $71,000
Civil Engineering $52,856 $55,000
Computer Engineering $64,700 $65,250
Computer Science $65,783 $65,000
Electrical Engineering $66,111 $65,500
Industrial Engineering $60,400 $62,500
Information Technology $63,665 $65,000
Mechanical Engineering $61,715 $62,500

 

Note: Information from the average salaries taken from student survey

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