With student loan debt at an all-time high, careers that pay well are more important than ever. At the same time, if you’re spending 8+ hours a day on the job, you want more than just a nice pay check.
You also want a career that’s fulfilling and is making the world a better place.
PayScale has compiled a list of the highest-paying bachelor’s degrees. The report includes early career pay (defined as entry-level wages for those with 0-5 years of experience) and mid-career pay (salaries for those with at least 10 years of experience). Payscale also assigned a % high meaning (which is the percentage of alumni who believe that they’re making a difference in the world). But, you need to know more than wages and high meanings to make an informed choice when deciding on a college major. So, we included details about each of the majors, along with several typical career options.
Keep reading to discover the highest-paying bachelor’s degrees.