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 DATABYTES

COMPILED BY MICHAEL GIBBONS
INFOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY I-SHAN CHEN
DATABYTES: TECH SLUMP AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DEGREES AWARDED BY SCHOOL, 2006 -07 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING DEGREES AWARDED BY SCHOOL, 2006 - 07

WHO EARNS WHAT?

One hundred nineteen engineering colleges responded to the ASEE Faculty Salary Survey in November/December 2007.

Ninety are public institutions, while 29 are private institutions. The results published here represent the aggregated 9-month salaries paid by these institutions to tenured and tenure-track faculty members. These do not include administrative salaries or supplements.

MEDIAN SALARIES BY TENURE LEVEL BY INSTITUTION TYPE, SEPTEMBER 2007 - MAY 2008
DEPARTMENTS ASSISTANT ASSOCIATE FULL
Chemical Engineering - PRIVATE $81,230 $89,248 $125,497
Chemical Engineering - PUBLIC $79,609 $89,479 $120,915
Civil & Environmental Engineering - PRIVATE $77,362 $88,779 $119,725
Civil & Environmental Engineering - PUBLIC $75,350 $85,049 $109,321
Mechanical Engineering - PRIVATE $76,867 $88,784 $114,506
Mechanical Engineering - PUBLIC $76,533 $86,701 $112,960
Electrical & Computer Engineering - PRIVATE $83,994 $94,359 $116,452
Electrical & Computer Engineering - PUBLIC $81,051 $91,200 $115,557

 

MEDIAN SALARIES BY TENURE LEVEL FOR ALL INSTITUTION TYPE, SEPTEMBER 2007 - MAY 2008
DEPARTMENTS ASSISTANT ASSOCIATE FULL
Aerospace Engineering $79,639 $94,200 $120,299
Agricultural Engineering $69,438 $81,444 $100,152
Biomedical Engineering $80,787 $92,836 $131,756
Chemical Engineering $79,938 $89,423 $122,001
Civil & Environmental Engineering $75,757 $85,715 $111,130
Computer Science (Inside Engineering) $84,623 $94,212 $123,858
Electrical & Computer Engineering $81,682 $91,905 $115,766
Engineering (General) $64,285 $75,337 $93,767
Eng. Science & Eng. Physics $74,790 $83,864 $116,864
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering $78,475 $88,906 $120,299
Mechanical Engineering $76,609 $87,126 $113,312
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering $80,196 $89,550 $126,654
Nuclear Engineering $82,583 $95,888 $127,544
Other Engineering Disciplines $78,105 $89,347 $120,616
Engineering Technology $64,479 $71,483 $88,090
All Engineering $77,903 $88,087 $114,318

 

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education.

 

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