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Average Salary for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Alumni

Overall College ROI Rank

27
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

15
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Engineering

14
out of 34

Typical Early Career Salary

$62,300
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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Mechanical Engineer
40 salaries
$71,954  
   
Software Engineer
21 salaries
$87,695  
Electrical Engineer
19 salaries
$72,700  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
17 salaries
$82,000  
Senior Software Engineer
11 salaries
$117,250  
Senior Electrical Engineer
10 salaries
$107,495  
Manufacturing Engineer
8 salaries
$64,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 685

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About This School

110 8th St
Troy, NY 12180-3590

5,452

Private School, Research University, Engineering

85 %

74 %

32 %

15 %

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York. It was founded in 1824 by Stephen Van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton for the "application of science to the common purposes of life" and is the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world. Built on…
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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1290 1488
ACT Scores 27 31

Key Stats for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Salary
$42,052 - $89,042
Salary
$55,438 - $114,835
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
$56,300 - $109,767
$42,499 - $90,000
$59,971 - $146,485
$67,786 - $124,275
$61,651 - $84,353
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