Which college graduates earn the most money right out of school?

Yes, the starting salaries are higher in the health sector but how will they compete with law further down the road..?

-Andreas Kristinus

President, EduGate LLC

 Niall McCarthy Contributor

The College Majors With The Highest Starting Salaries [Infographic]


Which college graduates earn the most money right out of school? If you want to earn serious cash in your first job, you should study architecture or engineering. Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce analyzed Census Bureau data to determine which college majors earn the most money right after graduation.

Architecture and engineering came out on top by a considerable distance – students in these fields tend to make $50,000 a year in their first job after college, more than any other group of majors. Right out of school, someone majoring in computers, statistics and mathematics can expect to earn an impressive $43,000 in their first working year. Health majors round off the top three with a starting salary of $41,000.

College Majors: The Highest Starting Wages

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