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Yes, you can make $100,000 per year as an engineer. The chances of earning over $100k for an engineer are actually pretty good because the highest-paid engineer positions typically pay at least $115,000 per year. The average annual salary is $86,463 for engineer jobs. For example, engineers in Mississippi whose salaries are in the 90th percentile earn an average salary of $152,000.
There are many career paths in engineering, including industrial engineering, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering. For more information about each of these and other career paths in engineering, use this guide:
Nuclear engineers and computer science engineers have some of the highest salaries in the US.
Here are some examples of high paying engineering jobs:
Petroleum Engineers have an average salary of $110,000
Aerospace Engineers have an average of $113,000
Nuclear Engineer have an average of $116,500
Computer Science Engineer have an average of $116,500