for engineers vary significantly by specialty, industry, and education.
Even so, as a group, engineers earn some of the highest average
starting salaries among those holding bachelor's degrees. According the
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income
for petroleum engineers is $108,020. The lowest 10% earned $57,820. The
highest 10% earned over $166,400. They are among the highest paid
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.