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Urbana, IL 61801-2918
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ECE Graduate Starting Salaries

The following information is tracked each year by Engineering Career Services (ECS) at Illinois. Salary data is self-reported by students. Not all students participate. Starting with the 2012-2013 academic year, the average salaries for MS and PhD graduates were reported separately for CompE and EE. This data is represented in the second chart.

 

 

'12-'13

'11-'12

'10-'11 '09-'10

'08-'09

Total employers
recruiting

 

701

571

507 382

851

BS CompE
Average Salary

ILLINOIS

$77,363

$71,600

$69,875 $67,902

$66,464

National Average

$70,300

$60,112

$60,112 $61,121

$59,803

BS EE
Average Salary

ILLINOIS

$71,238

$66,865

$66,290 $63,260

$66,855

National Average

$62,500

$60,646

$60,646 $59,326

$57,404

MS Average
Salary

ILLINOIS

see below

$83,455

$78,083 $77,955

$77,171

National Average

see below

$72,478

$72,478 $67,899

$69,389

PhD Average
Salary

ILLINOIS

see below

$95,310

$93,300 $97,840

$103,614

National Average

see below

$90,374

$90,374 $91,599

$66,018

 

 

 

'12-'13

MS CompE Average Salary

Illinois

$94,144

National Average

N/A

MS EE Average Salary

Illinois

$77,194

National Average

$66,500

PhD CompE Average Salary

Illinois

$91,667

National Average

N/A

PhD EE Average Salary

Illinois

$84,120

National Average

N/A

 

Note: National average represents data collected and reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.