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Top 10 Highest Paying Majors

The world has shrunk today, thanks to overwhelming growth in science and technology.  The race for innovation in the big business and start up economy has brought nine out of ten majors in the field of technology as result of technology boom.  No wonder the future careers with the most high paying start-up salary are driven by majors in the field of technology and science.

Major findings by National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reveals that computer scientists and computer engineers are the most sought after candidates desired by the tech employers. These graduates have the best skills to fit in the job market and understandably they’re among the highest paid entry level hires according to the latest research from the National Association of College Employers (2102).

The study examined a STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math degree could be the fast-track to financial and professional success every new grad is dreaming of  as nine of the 10 highest-paying degrees are in the STEM disciplines.

Top Ten Career Majors 2012

All of the majors listed are for bachelor’s degree graduates who finished school in 2012. Here is NACE’s list of top-paying majors for new college graduates:

NACE’s List of Top-Paying Majors

Computer Engineering 
How to Become?
Top Computer Engineering Schools
$70,400
Chemical Engineering
How to Become?
Top Chemical Engineering Schools
 $66,400
Computer Science
How to Become?
Top Computer Science Schools
$64,400
Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering
How to Become?
Top Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering Schools
 $64,000
 Mechanical Engineering
How to Become?
Top Mechanical Engineering Schools
 $62,900
Electrical/Electronics and Communications Engineering
How to Become?
Top Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Schools
$62,300
Civil Engineering
How to Become?
Top Civil Engineering Schools
$57,600
Finance
How to Become?
Top Finance Schools
$57,300
Construction Science/Management
How to Become?
Top Management Schools
$56,600
Information Sciences and Systems
How to Become?
Top Information Sciences and Systems Schools
$56,100

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