If you want to make big bucks straight out of college
, it's probably wise to avoid choosing any of the following majors. According to Glassdoor
, Criminal Justice and Kinesiology have the lowest starting salary of any U.S. college majors at $40,000. Exercise Science might keep you physically and mentally sharp but it's also at the bottom of the pay grade
with the median base salary coming to $40,640. At the opposite end of the scale, Computer Science ($70,000), Electrical Engineering ($68,438) and Mechanical Engineering ($66,040) are the best majors to choose if you want a lucrative salary after you graduate.