It’s true that on average college graduates make more over their lifetime than non-grads. However, not all majors pay you back the same amount.
Here are 10 of the highest paying majors as ranked by College Factual. The salary data provided are all averages, and come from extensive survey data conducted by PayScale. We only use results from those with bachelor’s degrees. The figures listed are average starting salaries.
It is no surprise that this top 10 list is heavily populated with STEM degrees, as they are continuously in demand. You should also note that not every university will provide you with degrees of equal value. Some schools graduate students who end up making much more in starting and midcareer pay than their peers at other universities. Check out the rankings to see what we mean…Read More
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