Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

Top-Paying Majors for New Graduates

The top-paying majors for new graduates in 2014, based on average starting salary, were:

  1. Petroleum Engineering ($95,300)
  2. Computer Science ($67,300)
  3. Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering ($67,000)
  4. Computer Engineering ($66,000)
  5. Chemical Engineering ($66,000)
  6. Mechanical Engineering ($63,100)
  7. Engineering Technology ($63,000)
  8. Electrical/Electronics and Communications Engineering($62,300)
  9. Management Information Systems/Business ($62,100)
  10. Civil Engineering ($62,100)


Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers

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