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Advise appreciated: Somewhat lost in life.

  1. Dec 16, 2007 #1
    Here's the quick story...

    I'm 23, and went to work full-time after graduating high-school. (Mistake, I know).

    Part of me thought of becoming a pilot, and in fact I did at least earn my private certificate this past summer. But, the way flying is, it's a long road financially, and once you do get a job, the pay is somewhat meager. All in all, I think I'd rather fly for recreational purposes. So, doing it for a living is currently on the back burner.

    What I do know is that I WILL, without question, be starting college next fall.

    I'm seriously considering going after electrical engineering. I know I am smart enough to do it, if I apply myself. That I know.

    My question is, what can I realistically expect, as far as initial pay, if I do obtain a BS in EE???

    I just feel like I need to be making around $60,000/year, not the ****ty $35,000 I'm making now.

    Any advise would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks you.
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  3. Dec 16, 2007 #2
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