Which college degrees lead to the highest salaries?

(WFLA) – Glassdoor has released a list of the highest paying college majors. The site says these are the majors that lead to careers “that pay the most during the first five years out of college.”

“With approximately 70 percent of American high school graduates enrolling in colleges and universities each year, a college degree has become an essential stepping stone to landing a great first job. But when it to comes to prospective earning potential, not all degrees are created equal,” Glassdoor said in a press release.

Here’s the list:

  1. Computer Science; Median Base Salary: $70,000
  2. Electrical Engineering; Median Base Salary: $68,438
  3. Mechanical Engineering; Median Base Salary: $68,000
  4. Chemical Engineering; Median Base Salary: $65,000
  5. Industrial Engineering; Median Base Salary: $64,381
  6. Information Technology; Median Base Salary: $64,008
  7. Civil Engineering; Median Base Salary: $61,500
  8. Statistics; Median Base Salary: $60,000
  9. Nursing; Median Base Salary: $58,928
  10. Management Information Systems; Median Base Salary: $58,000
  11. Finance; Median Base Salary: $54,900
  12. Mathematics; Median Base Salary: 54,018
  13. Biomedical Engineering; Median Base Salary: $52,814
  14. Accounting; Median Base Salary: $52,000
  15. Economics; Median Base Salary: $52,000
  16. Physics; Median Base Salary: $50,000
  17. Biotechnology; Median Base Salary: $50,000
  18. Architecture; Median Base Salary: $50,000
  19. Fashion Design; Median Base Salary: $50,000
  20. Business; Median Base Salary: $47,850
  21. International Relations; Median Base Salary: $45,880
  22. Graphic Design; Median Base Salary: $45,846
  23. Marketing; Median Base Salary: $45,475
  24. English; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  25. Political Science; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  26. History; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  27. Human Resources; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  28. Journalism; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  29. Advertising; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  30. Philosophy; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  31. Environmental Science; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  32. Social Science; Median Base Salary: $45,000
  33. Spanish; Median Base Salary: $44,256
  34. Communications; Median Base Salary: $44,190
  35. Interior Design; Median Base Salary: $44,098
  36. Chemistry; Median Base Salary: $44,000
  37. Music; Median Base Salary: $44,000
  38. Film Studies; Median Base Salary: $44,000
  39. Public Relations; Median Base Salary: $43,156
  40. Sports Management; Median Base Salary: $43,156
  41. Education; Median Base Salary: $43,000
  42. Anthropology; Median Base Salary: $43,000
  43. Hospitality Management; Median Base Salary: $44,000
  44. Biochemistry; Median Base Salary: $42,672
  45. Liberal Arts; Median Base Salary: $42,500
  46. Psychology; Median Base Salary: $42,000
  47. Sociology; Median Base Salary: $42,000
  48. Healthcare Administration; Median Base Salary: $42,000
  49. Social Work; Median Base Salary: $41,656
  50. Biology; Median Base Salary: $41,250

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