Most & Least Lucrative College Majors
If you're motivated by money, these are the majors for you.
Even if a college student doesn't know what they want to do for the rest of their lives when the first step foot on campus, usually you would be able to know if you are intereted in gaining as much wealth as possible no matter the job or if it's a job you just want to be happy doing every day. Of course the dream is to get paid a ton in a job you love doing.
In a new study be Forbes, found out which college majors produce the most lucrative post graduation jobs and the least.
The Top 5 most valuable degrees and their average annual incomes are: (these jobs pay between $96,000 and $130,000 a year on average)
- Actuarial Science
- Nuclear Engineering
- Health and medical preparatory programs
- Applied Mathematics
The 5 least valuable degrees and their average annual incomes are: (these jobs pay between $40,000 and $51,000 a year on average)
- Library Science
- Interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary studies
- Drama and theater arts
- Educational psychology
- Human services and community organizations
To see all college majors and how valuable they are click HERE.