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Career Outcomes for Duke ECE Master's Graduates

96% of recent master's graduates found full-time employment or pursued further education 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

Recent Industry Examples:

  • Airbnb
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Cisco
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft
  • NVIDIA 

Recent Doctoral Program Examples:

  • Duke University
  • Northwestern University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

First Outcome After 6 Months

2020 Graduates

 

Past Three Years

  2018 2019 2020
Employed or pursuing further education 94% 90% 96%
Number of graduates included in the statistic 51 102 112

Total Annual Salary

 

2018

2019

2020

Average

$106,860

$102,576

$113, 913

25th percentile

$90,000

$90,000

$111,250

75th percentile

$120,000

$120,000

$121,000

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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