students at career fair

Career Outcomes for Duke ECE Master's Graduates

92% of 2022 Duke ECE master's graduates found full-time employment or pursued graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

Duke's Electrical & Computer Engineering master's program prepares graduates for a variety of careers—including with some of the world's most important tech companies. Our graduates also go on to leading PhD programs.

Graduate Careers Data

Where Our Grads Are

Select Recent Industry Examples:

  • Amazon
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Apple
  • Google
  • Meta
  • Microsoft
  • Vmware

Select Recent Academic Examples:

  • Duke University
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • University of Washington

Select Recent Job Titles:

  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer

First Reported Outcome After 6 Months

2022 Graduates


This survey reflects 90 graduates with 63 responses.

Past Three Years

Employed or pursuing further education92%98%96%
Number of graduates included in the statistic9060112

Total Annual Salary

25th percentile$103,250$101,000$111,250
75th percentile$131,625$137,000$121,000
*based on 8 U.S. full-time salaries

More careers data

Opens in a new window | Viewed best on a wide screen

Meet Our Graduates

Wanxin Yuan

Wanxin Yuan

Software Engineer at Google
Master of Science (MS), 2018

Olympios Petrakis

Olympios Petrakis

Software Engineer at NetApp
Master of Science (MS), 2018

Jonathan Buie

Jonathan Buie

Software Engineer at Intel
Master of Science (MS), 2017

Wankun Zhu

Wankun Zhu

Software Engineer at Google
Master of Science (MS), 2016

John McCrone

John McCrone

Software Engineer at IBM
Master of Science (MS), 2015

Karl Tao

Karl Tao

ASIC/IP Design Engineer at Apple Inc.
Master of Science (MS), 2015