The 5 Highest Paying Bachelor’s (and Associate!) Degrees

Very few students choose their major from a list of top-paying degrees. Even if financial considerations are paramount in your decision process, you’ll probably start by examining your strengths and interests. In other words, you might not choose your major for love, exactly, but…

Top 5 Bachelor’s Degrees by Salary Potential

STEM degrees have it, when it comes to earning potential after graduation. In fact, as shown by PayScale’s recent, majors-focused release of the College Salary Report, choice of major makes more of an impact on salary than any other factor, including which school you…

Bachelor’s Degrees: Just What Are They Worth?

Growing up, Saretta Holler always knew she wanted to write. She explored her options as college drew near, thinking she’d go into journalism. But after realizing she could pursue writing in public relations and make more money, she opted to study PR at San…

Best Graduate Cities

College graduates are a commodity for urban revival, economic growth and the war for talent. Depending on their school or metro, graduates are more or less likely to move to certain cities. Regional metropolitan hubs are often effective at attracting college grads.

Biggest College Regrets

Most respondents to PayScale’s Salary Survey report having college regrets, particularly about their student loans. Older generations, those with higher education levels and those that studied higher earning majors had the lowest rates of college regret.

10 Cities Where You Will Earn the Most Money in 2017

New year, new you. If you’re feeling like 2017 is your year to find a new job in a new city, you’ve come to the right spot. PayScale has compiled data that shows which metro areas in the U.S. have the highest median pay. In…

How to Become a Graphic Designer

Graphic designers get the thrill of turning a client’s vision into visual reality, and the satisfaction of making a living with art—not something every creative person gets to say. On the other hand, slow job growth in the industry can sometimes make it challenging…

6 Creative Jobs That Pay Over $60,000 in New York City

Creative jobs often get a bad rap, pegged as emotionally fulfilling but not especially well-paying. Some people even claim that there isn’t much need for creative jobs in a data-driven world. And while some of this is true, there are still places in the…

5 Great Tech Jobs That Don’t Require STEM Degrees

There are many reasons why big tech companies have become such popular places to work. The pay is good, the perks are often excellent, and the job satisfaction reported by employees is reassuring. Also, these jobs often provide the innovation and professional growth opportunities…

The 10 Most (and 10 Least) Profitable Undergraduate College Degrees

Of course, you could make your millions after earning your bachelor’s degree in English or art history, but if high earning potential is your post-graduation goal, you’ll want to target your educational plans accordingly. (Hint: think STEM.) (Photo Credit: Bradley P. Johnson/Flickr) Institution, academic…

This Job Exists: Social Media Wedding Concierge

Love weddings and social media? Forgetting about Instagramming your sad slice of the wedding cake the next time one of your friends gets hitched. If you play your cards right, you could have a whole new career as a social media wedding concierge —…