Average Salary Offers

2020 - 2021 Graduates (BS degrees)

The following table shows the average starting salary offers from the South Dakota Mines class of 2020 through the class of 2021 bachelor's degree graduates. Each bachelor college degree is listed and averaged separately. South Dakota Mines graduates earn an average starting salary of $68,685. The high starting salaries combined with South Dakota Mine’s low cost makes student loans more affordable. South Dakota Mines college students have long recognized the high return on investment offered in South Dakota. Our starting salary information is based on actual numbers reported by recent graduates. This information differs from College Scorecard information because our data includes all students, not just those who received some form of federal financial aid. For any questions on the salary report, please contact Career Services.

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Degree Average Salary Offers
Applied Biological Sciences/Biology $48,510
Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences  *
Biomedical Engineering  *
Business Management in Technology  *
Chemical Engineering $69,083 
Chemistry *
Civil & Environmental Engineering $61,313
Computer Engineering $72,175
Computer Science $78,622
Electrical Engineering $69,680
Geology *
Geological Engineering  $64,554
Industrial Engineering & Engineering Mgmt. $70,114
Interdisciplinary Sciences - Science, Technology, & Society *
Mathematics $79,380
Mechanical Engineering $66,781
Metallurgical Engineering $70,667
Mining Engineering $72,156
Physics *
Pre-Professional Health Sciences   *
South Dakota Mines Overall $68,685

* Pursuing graduate degrees or fewer than 5 salary offers reported.



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PLACEMENT



97

PERCENT


342

GRADUATES


178

EMPLOYERS


$68,658

SALARY


33

STATES


Data based on 2020-2021 academic year

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