|Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing||$76,600|
|Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing||75,300|
|Computer systems designs and related services||74,320|
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, starting salary offers in 2003 for bachelorís degree candidates in computer engineering averaged $51,343 a year; masterís degree candidates averaged $64,200.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook