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Wages and salaries for engineers vary greatly by specialty, but starting salaries for engineers are often among the highest offered to workers with a bachelor's degree. A winter 2019 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that new graduates with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering majors earned $72,889, the highest starting salary among all surveyed engineering majors. Electrical engineering majors received $70,635, while mechanical engineering graduates received $70,329. 

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