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:337Major:EntomologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$49,900Mid-Career Pay:$99,200% High Meaning:-
Rank:334Major:Anthropology & EnglishDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$53,800Mid-Career Pay:$99,700% High Meaning:-
Rank:329Major:Police ScienceDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$61,500Mid-Career Pay:$100,100% High Meaning:-
Rank:48Major:BioscienceDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$59,900Mid-Career Pay:$139,300% High Meaning:-
Rank:12Major:Aerospace StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$62,600Mid-Career Pay:$154,300% High Meaning:-
Rank:36Major:Welding EngineeringDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$86,600Mid-Career Pay:$143,300% High Meaning:-
Rank:78Major:Engineering MechanicsDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$82,800Mid-Career Pay:$131,900% High Meaning:-
Rank:51Major:PharmacologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$63,500Mid-Career Pay:$137,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:93Major:Accounting & TaxationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$61,900Mid-Career Pay:$128,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:167Major:Business OperationsDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$71,300Mid-Career Pay:$117,400% High Meaning:-
Rank:27Major:Marine Transportation ManagementDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$78,700Mid-Career Pay:$148,000% High Meaning:-
Rank:151Major:Organic ChemistryDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$50,600Mid-Career Pay:$118,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:774Major:Developmental PsychologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$42,900Mid-Career Pay:$61,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:639Major:Hospital ManagementDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$62,300Mid-Career Pay:$77,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:646Major:Criminal LawDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$62,800Mid-Career Pay:$77,400% High Meaning:-
Rank:622Major:Technology Teacher EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$54,000Mid-Career Pay:$79,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:651Major:Landscape ManagementDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$58,700Mid-Career Pay:$77,000% High Meaning:-
Rank:614Major:Arts & ScienceDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$51,700Mid-Career Pay:$80,400% High Meaning:-
Rank:617Major:Hotel & Restaurant TourismDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,900Mid-Career Pay:$80,300% High Meaning:-
Rank:121Major:Polymer Science & EngineeringDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$82,900Mid-Career Pay:$122,200% High Meaning:-
Rank:102Major:Petroleum Land ManagementDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$66,600Mid-Career Pay:$125,900% High Meaning:-
Rank:671Major:Clinical NutritionDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$58,700Mid-Career Pay:$74,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:129Major:Accounting & Computer SystemsDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$75,400Mid-Career Pay:$121,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:657Major:Pastoral StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$58,900Mid-Career Pay:$76,700% High Meaning:-
Rank:659Major:Dramatic ArtDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$47,100Mid-Career Pay:$76,600% High Meaning:-

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