Engineers are generally well paid and respected. The salary spread for all U.S. engineering disciplines range from $45, 000 to $100, 000. The wage median is $71, 000 for engineers which is also representative of biological agricultural engineers. In general biological agricultural engineer wages are comparable if not a little higher than that of a civil engineers.
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The main factors considered by employers of entry-level candidates are based on academic record and/or prior industry experience, Co-op, internship, and summer research experience. Those with masters' degrees could start at the high end of the starting salary for BAE engineers.
Wages for biological engineers who specialize in high-risk hazardous waste management might find that positions of this variety could earn from $69, 000 to $90, 000. An environmental compliance engineer whose focus is on legal issues might earn $48, 000 to $70, 000.
This department is proud of the fact that many of our graduates choose to continue to earn advanced degrees at NC State.
Bio & Ag Technology graduates often work directly with engineers to complete engineering projects. A good place to find wage information is to search The Bureau of Labor statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook