What is a fair salary? How should you approach salary negotiation? Below, are the average salaries for engineering students, by major and degree level.  Download the Evaluating Salary and Job Offers Handout for advice and resources.

 


Engineering Co-op/Intern Salaries for 2017


 

UMD B.S. Students
ENGINEERING MAJOR MEAN HOURLY SALARY
Aerospace Engineering 19.90
Bioengineering 18.70
Chemical Engineering 21.30
Civil & Environmental Engineering 18.10
Computer Engineering 24.20
Electrical Engineering 21.40
Fire Protection Engineering 20.10
Materials Engineering 19.60
Mechanical Engineering 20.80
Mean Salary for All Majors 20.90

 

UMD M.S. Students
ENGINEERING MAJOR MEAN HOURLY SALARY
Aerospace Engineering (2 responses) 24.50
Bioengineering (1 response) 23.80
Civil & Environmental Engineering (11 responses) 20.90
Electrical & Computer Engineering (14 responses) 28.70
Materials Engineering (1 response) 23.60
Mechanical Engineering (9 responses) 24.90
Mean Salary for All Majors 22.40

 

UMD Ph.D. Students
ENGINEERING MAJOR MEAN HOURLY SALARY
Chemical Engineering (2 responses) 38.10
Civil & Environmental Engineering (1 response) 33.60
Electrical & Computer Engineering (17 responses) 41.30
Mechanical Engineering (5 responses) 33.80

 


Engineering Post-Graduation Salaries for 2017


 

UMD B.S. Degree Graduates
ENGINEERING MAJOR MEAN ANNUAL SALARY
Aerospace Engineering 69,200
Bioengineering 67,100
Chemical Engineering 73,000
Civil & Environmental Engineering 62,000
Computer Engineering 87,900
Electrical Engineering 73,200
Fire Protection Engineering 67,500
Materials Engineering 69,300
Mechanical Engineering 67,100
Mean Salary for All Majors 70,300

 

UMD M.S. Degree Graduates
ENGINEERING MAJOR MEAN ANNUAL SALARY
Aerospace Engineering 81,300
Bioengineering 80,200
Chemical Engineering 82,400
Civil & Environmental Engineering 73,500
Electrical & Computer Engineering 89,900
Fire Protection Engineering 79,100
Mechanical Engineering 84,100
Systems Engineering 87,200
Telecommunications 86,600

 

UMD Ph.D. Graduates
ENGINEERING MAJOR MEAN ANNUAL SALARY
Aerospace Engineering (3 responses) 91,900
Bioengineering (2 responses) 90,400
Chemical Engineering (4 responses) 94,200
Civil & Environmental Engineering (1 response) 89,800
Electrical & Computer Engineering (11 responses) 107,600
Materials Engineering (2 responses) 95,100
Mechanical Engineering (9 responses) 101,300

 


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