Highest Paying Jobs With a Bachelor’s Degree

Your major can have an even bigger impact on future earnings than choice of school. Find out which majors pay you back, and which make it hard to pay back student loans.

RankMajorDegree TypeEarly Career Pay
Mid-Career Pay
% High Meaning
Rank:751Major:Family StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,000Mid-Career Pay:$66,800% High Meaning:60%
Rank:752Major:History Teacher EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$51,800Mid-Career Pay:$66,700% High Meaning:47%
Rank:752Major:Social Studies Teacher EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$49,200Mid-Career Pay:$66,700% High Meaning:59%
Rank:754Major:Biblical Studies & Practical MinistriesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,400Mid-Career Pay:$66,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:755Major:Communication Sciences & DisordersDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$49,900Mid-Career Pay:$66,500% High Meaning:75%
Rank:756Major:Emergency Medical Services (EMS)Degree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$47,300Mid-Career Pay:$66,300% High Meaning:-
Rank:757Major:Deaf StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$43,700Mid-Career Pay:$66,100% High Meaning:-
Rank:758Major:Community Health EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,600Mid-Career Pay:$65,800% High Meaning:70%
Rank:759Major:Musical TheatreDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$50,000Mid-Career Pay:$65,500% High Meaning:46%
Rank:760Major:Pastoral MinistryDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$43,500Mid-Career Pay:$65,200% High Meaning:76%
Rank:761Major:Bible Studies & TheologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$44,800Mid-Career Pay:$65,100% High Meaning:68%
Rank:762Major:Biblical StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$47,000Mid-Career Pay:$65,000% High Meaning:71%
Rank:763Major:Christian MinistryDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$43,000Mid-Career Pay:$64,500% High Meaning:75%
Rank:764Major:Human Development & Family StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,400Mid-Career Pay:$64,400% High Meaning:63%
Rank:765Major:Church MinistriesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$43,600Mid-Career Pay:$64,300% High Meaning:79%
Rank:766Major:Community DevelopmentDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$50,300Mid-Career Pay:$63,600% High Meaning:69%
Rank:767Major:Music TherapyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,500Mid-Career Pay:$63,500% High Meaning:95%
Rank:768Major:Voice & OperaDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$38,700Mid-Career Pay:$63,200% High Meaning:53%
Rank:769Major:Legal Assistant StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$42,000Mid-Career Pay:$63,000% High Meaning:39%
Rank:770Major:Health and Human ServicesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,800Mid-Career Pay:$62,900% High Meaning:64%
Rank:771Major:Home EconomicsDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$47,700Mid-Career Pay:$62,800% High Meaning:69%
Rank:772Major:Special EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$46,400Mid-Career Pay:$62,700% High Meaning:75%
Rank:773Major:Conflict ResolutionDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$52,000Mid-Career Pay:$62,100% High Meaning:50%
Rank:774Major:Educational PsychologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,900Mid-Career Pay:$61,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:774Major:Developmental PsychologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$42,900Mid-Career Pay:$61,800% High Meaning:-

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