Electrical Engineers work in capacities to apply and control the use of electricity in a wide variety of applications including circuit analysis, communications, control systems, digital computer design, electronics, electromagnetics, and power systems.

Computer Engineers focus on construction and control of computers and their interface with the outside world. They often work in fields concerning the design, production, and testing of computer hardware.

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Electrical Engineering

  • Applications Engineer
  • Associate Cyber Security Engineer
  • Avionics Systems Test Engineer
  • Communications and Navigations Engineer
  • Component Engineer
  • Control Panel Engineer
  • Development Engineer
  • Distribution Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Hardware Design Engineer
  • Electrical Programming and Controls Engineer
  • Electrical Systems Engineer
  • Embedded Software Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Power Line Distributions Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Protection and Control Engineer
  • Reverse Engineer
  • RF/Microwave Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • Submarine Officer
  • Substation Design Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Underground Network Test Engineer

Computer Engineering

  • Avionics Software Engineer
  • Controls Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Developmental Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Full Stack Engineer
  • Hardware Engineering Pathways
  • Network Underground Engineer
  • Reverse Engineer
  • RF and Radar Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Sample job titles based on graduate responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey in recent years (2020 - 2022).

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Salary Information



Mean Starting Salary: $76,874

Median Starting Salary: $72,000

Mean and median starting salaries are based on responses to the 2022-2023 Auburn University First Destination Survey.


  • Atlanta, GA
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Auburn / Opelika, AL
  • Austin, TX
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Montgomery, AL
  • San Antonio, TX

Based on graduate responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey in recent years (2020 - 2022).



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