Highest/Lowest Paying College Majors

If you're going to college with the goal of getting a high-paying job after graduation, the information below may be of value to you. If you'll be a first-year student this fall, have you considered potential majors yet? If you're already in college, do you know how much graduates in your current major earn?

These are important questions because choosing a major can affect your earnings for a lifetime, if you choose to stay in your field of study. Obviously, for you new college students, knowing your abilities, preferences and passions are key ingredients in selecting a major. If you're already in college, perhaps you feel “mismatched" in your current major and may be thinking about changing, which is a common event for collegians still seeking to understand themselves.

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