Highest-Paying Jobs for Engineering Majors

Top 10 Highest-Paying Jobs for Engineering Majors

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As an engineering major, you already know that you're in for some big paychecks, but which jobs guarantee the biggest ones? Find out below!

1. $198,000 - Senior Director of Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering

2. $181,000 - Vice President of Engineering

Major: Computer Engineering

3. $170,000 - Vice President of Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering

4. $167,000 - Petroleum Engineer

Major: Petroleum Engineering

5. $157,000 - Engineering Director

Major: Mechanical Engineering

6. $153,000 - Research & Development Director

Major: Mechanical Engineering

7. $153,000 - Senior Engineering Manager

Major: Mechanical Engineering

8. $140,000 - Staff Software Engineer

Major: Computer Engineering

9. $137,000 - Senior Principal Engineer

Major: Electrical Engineering

10. $137,000 - Systems Engineering Manager

Major: Electrical Engineering

Engineering majors are ranked among the most difficult majors out there, but if you're up to the challenge, it will be well worth it!

Related: Symptoms of Being an Engineering Major

Salary report data via Payscale.com.

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