Skills pay the bills… And engineering leads the way.
Average starting salaries for the top 10 majors:
- Chemical Engineering: $66,400
- Computer Science: $64,400
- Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering: $64,000
- Mechanical Engineering: $62,900
- Electrical/Electronics and Communications Engineering: $62,300
- Civil Engineering: $57,600
- Finance: $57,300
- Construction Science/Management: $56,600
- Information Sciences and Systems: $56,100
Research was based on data from approximately 400,000 employers.
Here was the list from 2012: