Georgia Institute of Technology Rankings Based on Salary

  • Georgia Institute of Technology ranks better than 86% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology ranks better than only 43% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Georgia Institute of Technology's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Georgia Institute of Technology

We calculated a salary score for each of Georgia Institute of Technology's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Georgia Institute of Technology to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Georgia Tech Bachelor's Degrees

Georgia Tech ranks higher than 86% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 80% $28,000 $70,213 80%
Applied Mathematics 88% Not Reported $74,576 88%
Architecture 72% $27,000 $50,856 72%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 36% $22,210 $31,133 36%
Biology, General 16% $21,500 $23,649 16%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 86% $24,250 $67,930 86%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 97% $22,000 $58,967 97%
Business/Managerial Economics 71% Not Reported $53,358 71%
Chemical Engineering 80% $24,811 $73,635 80%
Civil Engineering 86% $23,750 $66,976 86%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 97% $23,750 $88,731 97%
Computer Engineering 78% $23,932 $81,268 78%
Design and Applied Arts 96% $28,750 $48,823 96%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 60% $24,250 $72,713 60%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 86% $29,000 $61,218 86%
History 87% Not Reported $38,289 87%
Industrial Engineering 84% $22,250 $75,472 84%
Materials Engineering 75% $23,250 $70,009 75%
Mechanical Engineering 86% $22,000 $71,977 86%
Nuclear Engineering 74% $25,500 $66,915 74%
Physics 28% Not Reported $37,208 28%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 99% $27,500 $65,477 99%
Research and Experimental Psychology 95% $26,320 $44,971 95%
Science, Technology and Society 16% Not Reported $29,685 16%

Salary Scores for Georgia Tech Master's Degrees

Georgia Tech ranks higher than 90% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 65% $28,481 $92,277 65%
Architectural Sciences and Technology 90% $59,793 $77,213 90%
Architecture 74% $74,748 $57,619 74%
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology 56% Not Reported $80,391 56%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 70% $63,123 $77,087 70%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99% $79,888 $127,602 99%
Business/Managerial Economics 19% Not Reported $63,005 19%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 64% $41,626 $57,770 64%
Civil Engineering 29% $29,536 $68,422 29%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 93% $27,821 $116,232 93%
Computer Science 63% Not Reported $108,092 63%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 70% $19,300 $101,168 70%
International Relations and National Security Studies 59% Not Reported $58,673 59%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 95% Not Reported $117,572 95%
Mechanical Engineering 65% $22,592 $87,377 65%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 17% Not Reported $45,715 17%
Systems Engineering 79% Not Reported $114,223 79%

Salary Scores for Georgia Tech Doctoral Degrees

Georgia Tech ranks higher than 19% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Chemistry 19% Not Reported $55,964 19%

Georgia Institute of Technology Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Annie Daye 7/12/2019

The Materials Science and Engineering community at Georgia Tech is very supportive and has improved my experience. Coming to Tech, I wanted a university that would allow me to conduct cutting-edge research as an undergraduate student. I wanted a place that would be supportive of hands on learning. I have been able to do this and have been surrounded by peers that are also interested in research.

The classes are challenging at Georgia Tech but I believe that anyone who really wants to be an engineer can absolutely... Read More

Tech has allowed me to get internships easily compared to other universities.

Layla 3/30/2019

Great school if you are interested in engineering. If you are pre-health of any sort, I do not recommend going to this institution. GPA is very important for your future applications and Georgia Tech makes it very difficult (not impossible) to achieve the GPA necessary. Also, resources are limited for those students who are pre-health.