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:688Major:Horticulture & AgronomyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$58,900Mid-Career Pay:$73,200% High Meaning:-
Rank:688Major:MissionsDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,400Mid-Career Pay:$73,200% High Meaning:-
Rank:693Major:Physical Therapist Assistant StudiesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$55,100Mid-Career Pay:$72,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:565Major:Environmental Health ScienceDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$61,500Mid-Career Pay:$83,500% High Meaning:-
Rank:550Major:Training and DevelopmentDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$59,600Mid-Career Pay:$84,700% High Meaning:-
Rank:510Major:Travel Industry ManagementDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$58,700Mid-Career Pay:$87,400% High Meaning:-
Rank:519Major:Historic PreservationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,300Mid-Career Pay:$86,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:516Major:MusicologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,100Mid-Career Pay:$87,000% High Meaning:-
Rank:480Major:Computer Aided Design (CAD)Degree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$54,700Mid-Career Pay:$88,900% High Meaning:-
Rank:477Major:Ancient HistoryDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$51,700Mid-Career Pay:$89,000% High Meaning:-
Rank:483Major:Business Management & Human Resources Management (HRM)Degree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$54,600Mid-Career Pay:$88,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:490Major:Security ManagementDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$53,900Mid-Career Pay:$88,400% High Meaning:-
Rank:474Major:Nursing EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$76,300Mid-Career Pay:$89,300% High Meaning:-
Rank:494Major:Management (MGT)Degree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$52,300Mid-Career Pay:$88,200% High Meaning:-
Rank:464Major:Spanish Language Teacher EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$55,100Mid-Career Pay:$89,900% High Meaning:-
Rank:735Major:Clinical Social Work (CSW)Degree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$48,600Mid-Career Pay:$69,200% High Meaning:-
Rank:733Major:Organizational AdministrationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$51,100Mid-Career Pay:$69,400% High Meaning:-
Rank:718Major:Social Science Teacher EducationDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$51,000Mid-Career Pay:$70,800% High Meaning:-
Rank:720Major:Rehabilitation CounselingDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$44,100Mid-Career Pay:$70,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:786Major:Mental Health CounselingDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$40,600Mid-Career Pay:$58,500% High Meaning:-
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:754Major:Biblical Studies & Practical MinistriesDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,400Mid-Career Pay:$66,600% High Meaning:-
Rank:774Major:Educational PsychologyDegree Type:BachelorsEarly Career Pay:$45,900Mid-Career Pay:$61,800% High Meaning:-

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