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Popular Jobs of Virginia Tech Grads

Whether you're graduating from Virginia Tech or thinking about starting school there, this list of the most popular jobs held by Virginia Tech grads, as reported by PayScale, may be of interest. See which careers Virginia Tech alumni are pursuing along with average US salaries for each job.


Methodology
Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Jobs of Virginia Tech Grads - Full List
Popular Jobs for Virginia Tech GradsMedian Salary All U.S.
Mechanical Engineer$81,900
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Civil Engineer$75,200
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)$64,100
Electrical Engineer$83,000
Information Technology (IT) Consultant$98,600
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Consultant, Business Process / Management$104,000
Interior Designer$46,400
Financial Analyst$54,100
Controller (Financial)$84,100
Project Engineer$79,300
Operations Manager$70,600
Chemical Engineer$88,000
Information Technology (IT) Manager$87,500
Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)$71,400
Accountant$45,900
Administrative Assistant$34,100
Project Engineer, Land Development$71,700
Methodology
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates from the given school. Median salary for each job title is for individuals who graduated from any college and who have a typical amount of experience for that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals who have graduated from this school, or who have these job titles. See full methodology for more.