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35 Highest Paying College Majors

35 Highest Paying College Majors
Posted By: Reggie Culpepper on July 15, 2022

By Estrella Rosas of Scholaroo.com
July 6, 2022

Going to college is more than just earning a degree. The value of your major will determine and boost your earning potential. To make sure that you get the most out of your college degree, it is essential to choose a major that is not only aligned with your interests but is also valued in current times. Confused about where to start? We have compiled a list of the 35 Highest Paying Majors to get you started.

How to Choose a College Major?

Some students know exactly what they want to study in college and eventually pursue as a career. Others explore different options before finalizing a major. There are plenty of factors to consider when choosing a major.

* The first thing a student should assess when deciding on a major is their aptitude for it. While you certainly can achieve anything you put your mind to, it is better to maximize your strengths and select a major in which you have an interest and is better aligned with your knowledge and skills. Think beyond your academic work.

* Another important factor to consider is the earning potential of your major. The demand for certain majors is more than others, and so is their value. The intensive coursework of certain majors pays more than others, provided that there is a consistent demand for it in the industry/market.

* Course requirements can also be a dealbreaker when selecting a college major. You may have an aptitude for a subject, but may not be the best fit for the course requirements of some majors. The duration of the major and how quickly you will be able to transition into it practically and professionally matters.



It is also possible that you may require other certifications/qualifications to succeed in a particular field.

* Will the major you choose be enough to sustain you for the rest of your life? Will there always be opportunities and job prospects for you in this field? What does the growth of your career look like by pursuing a certain degree? You should know the answers to all of these questions.

College Major Median Salary
1. Petroleum Engineering
2. Computer & Information Sciences
3. Pharmacology & Toxicology
4. Chemical Engineering
5. Actuarial Science
6. Computer Engineering
7. Nuclear Engineering
8. Electrical Engineering
9. Astronomy & Astrophysics
10. Applied Mathematics
11. Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering
12. Physics
13. Industrial Engineering
14. Economics
15. Pharmaceutical Sciences & Administration
16. Materials Engineering
17. Civil Engineering
18. Mathematics
19. Construction Management
20. Finance
21. Genetics
21. International Business
23. Agricultural Engineering
24. Operations Management & Supervision
25. Labor & Industrial Relations
26. Veterinary Medicine
27. Biochemistry
28. Information Science
29. Public Administration
30. Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management
31. Physical Therapy
32. Robotics & Automation Engineering
33. Marketing
34. Industrial & Product Design
35. Microbiological Sciences & Immunology


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