Harshi,      Oct 25 2017 9:59AM

Top 10 Paying Degrees for College Grads

Researchers at Georgetown University recently interviewed hundreds of full-time employees holding various bachelor’s degrees and calculated their reported earnings….the researchers wrote that income is not the only factor to consider when selecting your major, but hope their research will help students make educated financial decisions.

Top 10 paying degrees:


  1. Petroleum Engineering: $93,500
  2. Petroleum Engineering: $93,500
  3. Computer Engineering: $71,700
  4. Chemical Engineering: $67,600
  5. Computer Science: $64,800
  6. Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering: $64,400
  7. Mechanical Engineering: $64,000
  8. Electrical/Electronics and Communications Engineering: $63,400
  9. Management Information Systems/Business: $63,100
  10. Engineering Technology: $62,200
  11. Finance:  $57,400
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Leigh Morse

Synergy America, Inc.

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