If you’re starting college in the fall, you don’t have to know your major right away, but if you’re concerned about salary potential, Money Talks News has some surprising information on the wages for seven popular degree fields.
In addition to the majors, they share the average earnings four years after earning a bachelor’s degree.
- Media and communications – $48,829
- Biology (general) – $48,628
- Criminal justice and corrections – $47,089
- Health and physical education - $46,820
- Liberal arts and sciences (general studies and humanities) - $44,201
- Psychology (general) - $43,409
- Teacher education and professional development – $41,598