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Starting Salaries

Majors with Highest Reported Median Starting Salaries
2012-13 Virginia Tech Graduating Class


    DepartmentMedian starting salary
1. Computer Engineering $72,250
2. Computer Science$68,000
3. Chemical Engineering$65,000
4. Mining Engineering$64,500
5. Electrical Engineering$63,850
6. Materials Science & Engineering$63,250
7. Mechanical Engineering$62,000
8. Aerospace Engineering$61,000
9. Business Information Technology$60,000
9. Statistics$60,000
10. Industrial & Systems Engineering$59,500
11. Ocean Engineering$56,006
12. Building Construction$56,000
13. Finance$55,000
13. Construction Engineering & Management$55,000
13. Mathematics$55,000

Pamplin College of Business

$50,000

source: http://www.career.vt.edu/scripts/PostGrad2006/Report/DetailReportSalaries.asp?College=00&Majors=Y&Cohort=2012-2013