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Average Salary for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Alumni

Overall College ROI Rank

7
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

6
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Engineering

3
out of 34

Typical Early Career Salary

$70,300
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Engineer
27 salaries
$97,123  
   
Mechanical Engineer
20 salaries
$72,867  
Senior Software Engineer
11 salaries
$109,942  
Senior Systems Engineer
11 salaries
$100,796  
Aerospace Engineer
10 salaries
$82,200  
Research Scientist
9 salaries
$96,650  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
9 salaries
$85,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 551

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About This School

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

web.mit.edu/admissions/

4,528

Private School, Research University, Engineering

93 %

79 %

24 %

16 %

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also known as MIT, is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to…
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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 2120 2350
ACT Scores 33 35

Key Stats for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Salary
$50,112 - $114,000
Salary
$69,128 - $141,620
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
$85,000 - $140,000
$70,000 - $140,000
$103,200
$118,481
$51,064 - $126,623
$67,357 - $139,311
$49,616 - $156,847
$61,152 - $140,300
$67,435 - $130,221

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