The National Association of Colleges and Employers has released Winter 2010 results of its ongoing survey of starting salaries for different bachelor degrees. Here are the top ten:
Petroleum Engineering $86,220
Chemical Engineering $65,142
Mining and Mineral Engineering $64,552
Computer Science $61,205
Computer Engineering $60,879
Electrical/Electronics & Communications Engineering $59,074
Mechanical Engineering $58,392
Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering $57,734
Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering $57,231
Information Sciences & Systems $54,038
A summary appears here.
Why, one wonders, haven’t the number of bachelor’s degrees in engineering shot upward in the last 10 years?
Here’s a chart on trends.