Graduates of Lehigh University’s P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science are tied for seventh in the nation in mid-career median salary, according to a recent report.
Graduates of Lehigh University’s P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science
have a salary earning potential that is among the most competitive in the United States, according to a new survey issued by Payscale College Salary Report
The median starting salary of $57,400 for Lehigh engineering graduates bests many of the nation’s finest schools.
The mid-career standing of Lehigh engineering alumni is even more impressive. According to the Payscale College Salary Report
, Lehigh mid-career engineering alumni—defined as graduates with 15 years of work experience—earn $114,000. That figure places the university in a tie for seventh nationally with Polytechnic Institute of New York University.
The $114,000 median salary places Lehigh ahead of such highly regarded peer institutions as Carnegie Mellon ($113,000), the University of California-Berkeley ($112,000), Cornell ($106,000) and Georgia Tech ($105,000).
To see the full list of schools, visit Payscale College Salary Report
’s Best Engineering Colleges by Salary Potential
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Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009