NC grads earn top pay with engineering, tech degrees
Posted August 8, 2014 5:51 a.m. EDT
Updated August 8, 2014 2:42 p.m. EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. — Top paying university bachelor's degree programs, by median wages after five years for 2008 graduates from all University of North Carolina campuses, as reported on http://www.nctower.com/ :
Nuclear Engineering, $89,537.
Computer Engineering, $73,011.
Electrical & Economics Engineering, $70,000.
Chemical Engineering, $68,120.
Mechanical Engineering, $67,312.
Top paying associate's degree programs from North Carolina community colleges, by median wages after five years for 2008 graduates:
Cardiovascular Technology, $60,869.
Radiation Therapy Technology, $59,102.
Fire Protection Technology, $53,193.
Nuclear Medicine Technology, $52,147.
Clinical Trials Research Associate, $51,676.