College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries (25 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       22 Oct 2015       4906       1

PayScale , the creator of the world’s largest compensation database, looked at the starting pay for millions of professionals and sorted the information by college major.

 

Management Information Systems (MIS)

Median starting pay: $56,300

Median mid-career pay: $95,500

1 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

Median starting pay: $56,600

Median mid-career pay: $85,400

2 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Nursing

Median starting pay: $56,900

Median mid-career pay: $73,600

3 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Business and Information Technology

Median starting pay: $56,900

Median mid-career pay: $99,100

4 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Architectual Engineering

Median starting pay: $57,000

Median mid-career pay: $90,400

5 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Physics

Median starting pay: $57,200

Median mid-career pay: $105,100

6 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Electrical Engineering Technology

Median starting pay: $58,900

Median mid-career pay: $88,200

7 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Biomedical Engineering

Median starting pay: $59,600

Median mid-career pay: $92,200

8 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Business Information Systems

Median starting pay: $59,800

Median mid-career pay: $85,100

9 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Actuarial Mathematics

Median starting pay: $60,800

Median mid-career pay: $119,600

10 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Computer Science

Median starting pay: $61,600

Median mid-career pay: $103,600

11 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Software Engineering

Median starting pay: $61,700

Median mid-career pay: $99,800

12 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Industrial Engineering

Median starting pay: $61,900

Median mid-career pay: $97,200

13 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Mechanical Engineering

Median starting pay: $62,100

Median mid-career pay: $101,600

14 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Computer Science and Mathematics

Median starting salary: $63,200

Median mid-career pay: $101,400

15 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Materials Science and Engineering

Median starting pay: $64,000

Median mid-career pay: $105,100

16 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Electronics and Communcations Engineering

Median starting pay: $64,100

Median mid-career pay: $113,200

17 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Aerospace Engineering

Median starting pay: $64,700

Median mid-career pay: $107,900

18 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Electrical Engineering

Median starting pay: $65,900

Median mid-career pay: $107,900

19 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Median starting pay: $66,500

20 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Computer Science and Engineering

Median starting pay: $66,700

Median mid-career pay: $112,600

21 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Nuclear Engineering

Median starting pay: $67,000

Median mid-career pay: $118,800

22 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Computer Engineering

Median starting pay: $67,300

Median mid-career pay: $108,600

23 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Chemical Engineering

Median starting pay: $69,600

Median mid-career pay: $116,700

24 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries

Petroleum Engineering

Median starting pay: $102,300

Median mid-career pay: $176,300

25 College Degrees That Command the Highest Salaries


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neroyoung 5 year s ago
In India computer engineer gets aprox $37,000 starting on an average.
       
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