2014—2015 PAYSCALE
Choosing a college and deciding to get a degree are big decisions, so do your homework and choose the degree and school that will set you up for the career of your dreams. PayScale's 2015 College Salary Report ranks undergraduate and 2-year colleges by the highest earning graduates.

Majors and Careers

Your choice of major can have a big impact on your future salary. Find out which majors pay you back, which schools produce the highest earners in different subjects and what career paths individual degrees can lead to.
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Graduate Schools

Will a graduate degree give you the pay bump you want? For the first time ever, PayScale reports the salaries of MBA, JD, master's degree and PhD grads from hundreds of schools across the country.
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Best Undergraduate Schools

Find out how much alumni from over 1,000 undergraduate schools earn. Sort by state or school type and now see what happens when we include alumni who go on to earn graduate degrees.
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2-Year Colleges

An associate degree can lay the foundation for a successful career in just 2 years. This year PayScale has ranked 349 public and private 2-year colleges by their alumni salaries for the first time ever.
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Degrees That Pay Off

degrees that pay off
Not all diplomas are created equal - this amazing visualization shows how major and degree level affects lifetime earnings. See which educational choices pay off and which ones don't.
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Are PhDs Worth the Money?

are phds worth the money?
Pursuing a PhD earns you serious academic cred, but does it make sense in today's economy? PayScale investigates the pros and cons of advanced degrees.
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Right Brain vs. Left
Brain Majors

right vs left brain
Think you have to be a logical left-brainer to land a successful career? See how logical and creative majors compare by salary potential.

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Crazy Career

make your own path
Did you know what you want to be when you grow up? Check out how the educational choices of these four success stories led to their current jobs.
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Article: The Haves and
the Have Nots

the haves and have nots
Low-income and first-generation students face special economic challenges when it comes to getting into college and paying for their education. Find out how much of a difference transparency in education can make in the lives of millions of students.
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Alumni Earnings: Bachelor's Only Grads vs. All Grads

the haves and have nots
Earning an advanced degree is an academic honor, but will it increase your paycheck? Find out what happens to alumni salaries when we include graduates from each school who go on to earn advanced degrees.
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