The 10 Highest Paying Majors – 10 Years After Graduation

Do your students ever ask you what career choices you would recommend? Many students have no idea yet what career path they might want to pursue? CNBC took a look at which careers paid the most 5 years after graduation. 8 of the 10 were engineering related. Here is their list:

College majors that pay the most right after college

Top 10 majors by median salary within five years of graduation

The table shows the top 10 college majors that pay the most within the first five years of graduation.

Chemical engineering$75K
Computer engineering$74K
Computer science$73K
Aerospace engineering$72K
Electrical engineering$70K
Industrial engineering$70K
Mechanical engineering$70K
Miscellaneous engineering$68K
Business analytics$66K
Civil engineering$65K

Here is the link to the article which careers continue to pay off later in life as well: