Major Expected Salary Unemployment Percent 25th % Earnings Median Earnings 75th % Earnings Popularity
1 PETROLEUM ENGINEERING 121412 4.4 83000 127000 178000 138
2 PHARMACY PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES AND ADMINISTRATION 101640 3.2 78000 105000 121000 53
3 MINING AND MINERAL ENGINEERING 96657 4.3 71000 101000 121000 162
4 NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND MARINE ENGINEERING 94368 1.7 60000 96000 117000 145
5 NUCLEAR ENGINEERING 92064 4.1 65000 96000 138000 149
6 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE 87815 3.5 55000 91000 151000 158
7 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 82732 3.8 60000 86000 117000 49
8 METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING 82646 3.9 50000 86000 110000 152
9 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 81700 5.0 60000 86000 111000 17
10 ACTUARIAL SCIENCE 81000 0.0 52000 81000 116000 150
11 AEROSPACE ENGINEERING 80976 3.6 60000 84000 111000 105
12 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 77922 3.8 60000 81000 106000 23
13 MATERIALS ENGINEERING AND MATERIALS SCIENCE 77532 7.7 57000 84000 105000 136
14 MATERIALS SCIENCE 77193 4.7 65000 81000 106000 161
15 MILITARY TECHNOLOGIES 76626 10.9 81000 86000 126000 173
16 COMPUTER ENGINEERING 75330 7.0 58000 81000 102000 47
17 GEOLOGICAL AND GEOPHYSICAL ENGINEERING 73000 0.0 56000 73000 101000 166
18 COMPUTER SCIENCE 72688 5.6 50000 77000 102000 10
19 CIVIL ENGINEERING 72276 4.9 55000 76000 101000 32
20 INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING 70800 5.6 50000 75000 100000 59
21 STATISTICS AND DECISION SCIENCE 70756 6.9 50000 76000 108000 128
22 GENERAL ENGINEERING 68693 5.9 47000 73000 101000 24
23 APPLIED MATHEMATICS 68089 4.1 52000 71000 100000 131
24 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND STATISTICS 68018 4.2 47000 71000 96000 44
25 BUSINESS ECONOMICS 67450 5.0 44000 71000 101000 80
26 ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES AND METEOROLOGY 66912 1.6 40000 68000 101000 146
27 ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING 66882 5.8 50000 71000 96000 140
28 INFORMATION SCIENCES 66811 5.9 48000 71000 95000 69
29 FOOD SCIENCE 66101 6.9 34000 71000 101000 129
30 GENETICS 65746 7.4 33000 71000 99000 163
31 MISCELLANEOUS ENGINEERING 65746 7.4 42000 71000 91000 106
32 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 65526 2.2 54000 67000 90000 144
33 TRANSPORTATION SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES 65008 4.4 42000 68000 98000 56
34 EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION 65000 0.0 41000 65000 89000 171
35 PHYSICS 64940 4.5 39000 68000 101000 70
36 INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES 64923 3.1 46000 67000 91000 82
37 ECONOMICS 64653 6.3 42000 69000 108000 16
38 ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT 64468 9.2 50000 71000 98000 127
39 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 63988 5.9 45000 68000 101000 137
40 PUBLIC POLICY 63570 2.2 47000 65000 101000 141
41 ENGINEERING MECHANICS PHYSICS AND SCIENCE 62645 6.5 40000 67000 101000 132
42 NUCLEAR INDUSTRIAL RADIOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIES 62592 2.2 47000 64000 81000 142
43 FINANCE 62075 4.5 44000 65000 101000 12
44 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS 62000 0.0 56000 62000 101000 170
45 OPERATIONS LOGISTICS AND E-COMMERCE 61945 4.7 45000 65000 97000 102
46 CONSTRUCTION SERVICES 61490 5.4 49000 65000 101000 76
47 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 61425 5.5 42000 65000 91000 65
48 MISCELLANEOUS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES 61100 6.0 45000 65000 91000 88
49 SOIL SCIENCE 60864 4.9 43000 64000 81000 165
50 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RELATED TECHNOLOGIES 60710 6.6 38000 65000 87000 123
51 TREATMENT THERAPY PROFESSIONS 60388 2.6 40000 62000 81000 34
52 PHARMACOLOGY 60000 0.0 48000 60000 101000 169
53 MATHEMATICS 59850 5.0 42000 63000 95000 28
54 NURSING 58680 2.2 48000 60000 80000 4
55 COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS 58528 5.6 44000 62000 86000 31
56 ACCOUNTING 57706 5.4 41000 61000 94000 3
57 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES TECHNICIANS 57188 1.4 44000 58000 74000 51
58 HEALTH AND MEDICAL PREPARATORY PROGRAMS 56880 5.2 40000 60000 86000 130
59 MICROBIOLOGY 56880 5.2 40000 60000 86000 94
60 ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES 56820 5.3 40000 60000 91000 117
61 GEOLOGY AND EARTH SCIENCE 56580 5.7 41000 60000 93000 73
62 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 56259 1.3 30000 57000 99000 122
63 CHEMISTRY 55991 5.1 39000 59000 85000 36
64 BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 55920 6.8 39000 60000 94000 126
65 GENERAL BUSINESS 55873 5.3 38000 59000 91000 2
66 INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 55552 10.4 45000 62000 81000 135
67 MARKETING AND MARKETING RESEARCH 55519 5.9 40000 59000 90000 6
68 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 53694 5.8 40000 57000 93000 79
69 ARCHITECTURE 53640 10.6 37000 60000 85000 33
70 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND GOVERNMENT 53580 6.0 38000 57000 91000 15
71 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION 52640 6.0 38000 56000 85000 1
72 MULTI-DISCIPLINARY OR GENERAL SCIENCE 52470 4.6 36000 55000 81000 26
73 COURT REPORTING 52305 4.9 36000 55000 81000 151
74 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DATA PROCESSING 51590 6.2 39000 55000 84000 121
75 HUMAN RESOURCES AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 51370 6.6 40000 55000 85000 40
76 ZOOLOGY 51315 6.7 33000 55000 81000 119
77 GEOGRAPHY 50706 6.1 40000 54000 81000 62
78 GEOSCIENCES 50336 3.2 36000 52000 71000 153
79 COMPUTER NETWORKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS 50244 5.2 35000 53000 76000 97
80 MISCELLANEOUS SOCIAL SCIENCES 50024 3.8 38000 52000 85000 143
81 PHYSICAL SCIENCES 49725 2.5 36000 51000 68000 157
82 MEDICAL ASSISTING SERVICES 49521 2.9 34000 51000 71000 95
83 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 49400 5.0 40000 52000 76000 60
84 MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS & MEDICAL ADMINISTRATION 49244 5.3 35000 52000 81000 64
85 HEALTH AND MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 48807 4.3 36000 51000 76000 63
86 FORESTRY 48450 3.1 38000 50000 73000 104
87 OCEANOGRAPHY 48350 3.3 40000 50000 79000 148
88 NEUROSCIENCE 48256 7.2 34000 52000 76000 154
89 BIOLOGY 48144 5.6 35000 51000 76000 14
90 NUTRITION SCIENCES 47736 6.4 35000 51000 71000 101
91 CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND FIRE PROTECTION 47650 4.7 36000 50000 73000 13
92 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 47580 8.5 38000 52000 87000 72
93 CRIMINOLOGY 47400 5.2 35000 50000 71000 92
94 MISCELLANEOUS BIOLOGY 47350 5.3 31000 50000 69000 125
95 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 47350 5.3 32000 50000 76000 124
96 GENERAL MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES 47100 5.8 35000 50000 71000 74
97 COMPUTER ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY 47060 9.5 39000 52000 75000 114
98 ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 46950 6.1 36000 50000 74000 41
99 COMMUNICATIONS 46850 6.3 35000 50000 81000 7
100 HISTORY 46750 6.5 34000 50000 81000 18
101 INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 46700 6.6 32000 50000 71000 100
102 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES 46650 6.7 33000 50000 73000 89
103 AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT 46560 3.0 32000 48000 71000 75
104 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 46550 6.9 36000 50000 71000 78
105 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 46550 6.9 36000 50000 78000 112
106 JOURNALISM 46500 7.0 34000 50000 79000 25
107 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 46158 5.8 32000 49000 71000 38
108 GENERAL SOCIAL SCIENCES 45900 8.2 34000 50000 74000 68
109 PHYSIOLOGY 45792 4.6 30000 48000 68000 113
110 AREA ETHNIC AND CIVILIZATION STUDIES 45264 5.7 34000 48000 76000 66
111 FRENCH GERMAN LATIN AND OTHER COMMON FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDIES 45168 5.9 32000 48000 67000 43
112 ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 44784 6.7 32000 48000 75000 11
113 SCIENCE AND COMPUTER TEACHER EDUCATION 44650 5.0 36000 47000 58000 116
114 BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES 44592 7.1 30000 48000 80000 87
115 LIBERAL ARTS 44352 7.6 32000 48000 71000 20
116 MISCELLANEOUS AGRICULTURE 44298 3.7 31000 46000 67000 160
117 MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATION 44298 3.7 33000 46000 65000 61
118 COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH 44114 4.1 31000 46000 70000 110
119 PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION TEACHING 43930 4.5 34000 46000 59000 39
120 SOCIAL SCIENCE OR HISTORY TEACHER EDUCATION 43650 3.0 35000 45000 58000 83
121 MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH MEDICAL PROFESSIONS 43515 3.3 35000 45000 62000 93
122 PHYSICAL FITNESS PARKS RECREATION AND LEISURE 42840 4.8 33000 45000 61000 27
123 MASS MEDIA 42826 6.9 32000 46000 69000 35
124 GENERAL AGRICULTURE 42680 3.0 28000 44000 68000 71
125 MUSIC 42660 5.2 30000 45000 67000 37
126 UNITED STATES HISTORY 42450 15.1 30000 50000 96000 139
127 OTHER FOREIGN LANGUAGES 42120 6.4 32000 45000 76000 111
128 ART HISTORY AND CRITICISM 41895 6.9 33000 45000 71000 81
129 SOCIOLOGY 41850 7.0 33000 45000 67000 19
130 FILM VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS 41715 7.3 30000 45000 71000 54
131 PRE-LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES 41445 7.9 32000 45000 69000 91
132 SECONDARY TEACHER EDUCATION 41366 3.8 35000 43000 59000 57
133 COMMERCIAL ART AND GRAPHIC DESIGN 41355 8.1 31000 45000 69000 21
134 HUMANITIES 41220 8.4 30000 45000 62000 118
135 COGNITIVE SCIENCE AND BIOPSYCHOLOGY 41065 4.5 36000 43000 91000 167
136 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 41040 8.8 32000 45000 60000 155
137 PLANT SCIENCE AND AGRONOMY 40866 2.7 28000 42000 71000 85
138 ECOLOGY 40764 5.2 31000 43000 60000 109
139 FINE ARTS 40744 7.4 28000 44000 65000 22
140 MATHEMATICS TEACHER EDUCATION 40572 3.4 34000 42000 56000 108
141 SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION 40488 3.6 34000 42000 50000 52
142 PSYCHOLOGY 40377 6.1 30000 43000 65000 5
143 MISCELLANEOUS PSYCHOLOGY 40365 10.3 30000 45000 71000 120
144 ELECTRICAL AND MECHANIC REPAIRS AND TECHNOLOGIES 40304 8.4 30000 44000 68000 134
145 MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES 39690 5.5 34000 42000 50000 107
146 COMMUNICATION DISORDERS SCIENCES AND SERVICES 39647 3.3 32000 41000 50000 98
147 LINGUISTICS AND COMPARATIVE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 39512 10.2 30000 44000 70000 90
148 ART AND MUSIC EDUCATION 39278 4.2 32000 41000 51000 48
149 GENERAL EDUCATION 39278 4.2 31000 41000 53000 9
150 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES 38976 7.2 30000 42000 65000 42
151 LANGUAGE AND DRAMA EDUCATION 38950 5.0 32000 41000 50000 58
152 ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 38560 3.6 32000 40000 49000 8
153 COSMETOLOGY SERVICES AND CULINARY ARTS 38007 7.3 26000 41000 60000 115
154 FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES 37960 5.1 30000 40000 58000 29
155 ANIMAL SCIENCES 37720 5.7 26000 40000 60000 67
156 TEACHER EDUCATION: MULTIPLE LEVELS 37582 1.1 30000 38000 48000 86
157 INTERDISCIPLINARY SOCIAL SCIENCES 37480 6.3 31000 40000 50000 96
158 ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHEOLOGY 37240 6.9 30000 40000 60000 55
159 BOTANY 37240 6.9 26000 40000 55000 147
160 DRAMA AND THEATER ARTS 37160 7.1 28000 40000 60000 45
161 COMPOSITION AND SPEECH 36920 7.7 30000 40000 61000 99
162 THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS 36442 4.1 25000 38000 54000 46
163 SOCIAL WORK 36348 6.8 30000 39000 51000 30
164 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 35483 4.1 28000 37000 45000 50
165 HUMAN SERVICES AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION 35378 6.9 29000 38000 50000 77
166 STUDIO ARTS 34040 8.0 25000 37000 57000 84
167 MISCELLANEOUS FINE ARTS 33520 16.2 26000 40000 49000 164
168 VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS 32688 9.2 20000 36000 52000 103
169 COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY 32232 5.2 23000 34000 42000 133
170 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 32200 19.5 25000 40000 61000 168
171 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 31185 10.9 28000 35000 51000 156
172 LIBRARY SCIENCE 30600 15.0 23000 36000 49000 159
173 SCHOOL STUDENT COUNSELING 20000 0.0 18000 20000 42000 172