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Where do Mechanical Engineering students go after they graduate?

According to our most recent senior exit survey (spring 2016), here are where our ME students end up:

  • High salary: $106,000
  • Average salary: $66,051
  • Low salary: $40,000

Industry sectors

  • Graduate school: 24.7%
  • Automotive: 22.2%
  • Aerospace/Defense: 8.6%
  • Other: 6.2%
  • Engineering Consulting: 6.2%
  • Chemical/Petroleum: 5.6%
  • Energy/Nuclear: 3.7%
  • Consumer/Food Products: 3.7%
  • Medicine/Healthcare: 3.7%
  • Heavy/Off-Road Equipment: 2.5%
  • Construction: 2.5%
  • Management/Consulting: 1.9%
  • Biotech/Pharmaceutical: 1.9%
  • Management: 1.3%
  • Computers/Electronics: 1.2%
  • Engineering/Public Policy: 1.2%
  • Startup Venture: 1.2%
  • Military Duty: 0.6%
  • Research/Development: 0.6%
  • Lighting: 0.6%
  • Raw Materials: 0.6%
  • Wire & Cable: 0.6%