For Love or Money?

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We all like to say that we got into our chosen career field for the love of the job. Money had no impact on our professional life path. We all also know that without money, we're living in our parents basements eating kraft dinners and borrowing Dads car to camp out waiting for the next Star Wars movie. Do you ever wonder how your career choice stacks up in the paycheck department? Well here is Time.coms list of the 10 lowest and 10 highest paying college majors.

Lowest:


10. Health and Medical Preparatory Services – Median Earnings Per

Year: $40,000

9. Visual and Performing Arts – Median Earnings Per Year: $40,000

8. Communication Disorders Sciences and Services – Median Earnings

Per Year: $40,000

7. Studio Arts – Median Earnings Per Year: $40,000

6. Drama and Theater Arts – Median Earnings Per Year: $40,000

5. Social Work – Median Earnings Per Year: $39,000

4. Human Services and Community Organizations – Median Earnings Per

Year $38,000

3. Theology and Religious Vocations – Median Earnings Per Year: $38,000

2. Early Childhood Education – Median Earnings Per Year: $36,000

1. Counselling and Psychology – Median Earnings Per Year: $29, 000


Highest:


10. Mining and Mineral Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $80,000

9. Metallurgical Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $80,000

8. Mechanical Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $80,000

7. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering – Median Earnings Per

Year: $82,000

6. Electrical Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $85.000

    5. Chemical Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $86,000

    4. Aerospace Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $87,000

    3. Mathematics and Computer Sciences – Median Earnings Per Year: $98,000

    2. Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration – Median Earnings Per Year: $105,000

    1. Petroleum Engineering – Median Earnings Per Year: $120,000


Jodi Sonoda

Jodi has been blogging for over 3 years, and is excited to currently be blogging with Nexxt for collegejobbank.com. She is attached to the internet at the hip and enjoys the constant connection. She spends most of her offline time playing dolls and reading picture books with her two year old. You can also occasionally find her rocking the mic at karaoke night.


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