Co-op Employer Locations and Salary Statistics

Engineering Co-op opportunities are found in every region of the United States, as well as in many countries abroad.

Co-op salaries are competitive; geographic location, current economic conditions, and other forms of compensation may affect students' salaries.

Salaries are based on students' first Co-op work term.
These records do not include salaries for positions outside of the United States
These records do not include housing stipends or relocation expenses.

2018-2019 Co-op Monthly Salary for Co-ops* Average $4198/Median $3900
*Based on 40 hours/week

Salary Statistics [pdf]

MajorNumber ReportingAverageHighLow
Biological Engineering1 (50%)$15.50$15.50$15.50
Biomedical Engineering1 (100%)$23.00$23.00$23.00
Chemical Engineering4 (80%)$22.63$24.50$22.00
Computer Science12 (80%)$32.30$42.00$23.00
Electrical & Computer Engineering3 (100%)$26.93$33.00$17.78
Information Science, Systems & Technology2 (100%)$25.00$27.00$23.00
Mechanical Engineering8 (89%)$23.50$27.00$20.00
Materials Science & Engineering1 (100%)$17.00$17.00$17.00
Operations Research & Information Engineering2 (100%)$20.50$23.00$18.00



Biological Engineering

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  • Norcon, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Shopback, Tokyo, Japan


(Average hourly salary: $22.50)

Chemical Engineering

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  • Air Products, Glenmont, NY
  • Corning, Inc., Corning, NY
  • Infineum, Linden, NJ
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
  • Mondelez International, East Hanover, NJ
  • SiO2 Medical Products, Auburn, AL


(Average hourly salary: $23.46)

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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  • ASML, Wilton, CT
  • Langan Engineering, New York, NY
  • PSEG, Hicksville, NY
  • Wetland Studies & Solutions, Inc., New York, NY


(Average hourly salary: $19.38)

Computer Science

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  •, Tysons, VA
  • Alcon, Irvine, CA
  • Amazon Robotics, North Reading, MA
  • Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA
  • Arista Networks, Nashua, NH
  • IronCAD, LLC, Atlanta, GA
  • Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ
  • Leidos, Bethesda, MD
  • oneZero, Boston, MA
  • Open Networking Lab, Menlo Park, CA
  • Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin, Stratford, CT
  • Workday, San Francisco, CA


(Average hourly salary: $31.22)

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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  • Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA
  • BorgWarner, Ithaca, NY
  • Johns Hopkins APL, Laurel, MD
  • Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ
  • The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA
  • Philips, Andover, MA


(Average hourly salary: $23.76)

Information Science, Systems & Technology

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  • Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ
  • Johnson & Johnson, Skillman, NJ
  • The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA


(Average hourly salary: $24.33)

Mechanical Engineering

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  • Air Products, Allentown, PA
  • ASML, Wilton, CT
  • BorgWarner, Ithaca, NY
  • Cephea Valve Technologies, Santa Cruz, CA
  • GE Aviation, Lynn, MA
  • GE Aviation, Wilmington, NC
  • Heller Industries, Florham Park, NJ
  • Innovative Scientific Solutions, Dayton, OH
  • JPL, Pasadena, CA
  • MBP, Columbia, MD
  • Orbital ATK, Chandler, AZ
  • Rapyuta Robotics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Tesla, Palo Alto, CA
  • The Walt Disney Company, Lake Buena Vista, FL


(Average hourly salary: $21.60)

Operations Research & Engineering

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  • Amazon Robotics, North Reading, MA
  • EJ Gallo, Modesto, CA
  • Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ
  • LMI Health, Tysons, VA
  • The MITRE Corporation, Shaw AFB, NC
  • Orbital ATK, Chandler, AZ


(Average hourly salary: $29.32)