Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) alumni begin their careers as some of the highest paid graduates in Oregon according to PayScale’s most recent rankings release based on graduates’ return on tuition and borrowing investments. An Oregon Tech degree is noted as having the second highest return on investment (ROI) of any colleges or universities in Oregon and No. 74 in the nation.

In the latest edition of the College ROI report, PayScale’s College Salary Report is based on the alumni salary data of 1.6 million bachelor graduates, representing more than 4,000 colleges and universities across the U.S. Placing at No. 74 nationwide as one of the Best Value Colleges, the Payscale College Salary Report lists Oregon Tech’s average base salary at $77,000.

The data used in PayScale's College Return on Investment report is collected through ongoing, online compensation surveys. People complete the PayScale survey to understand their price in the labor market. Users provide data about their jobs, compensation, employer, demographics and educational background and in return, PayScale provides them with a detailed compensation report that compares their compensation to others like them.

To view the complete “2021 College Education ROI Report” and the list of all institutions ranked, go to PayScale.