The 10 best-paid college majors in the U.S. in 2011

The 10 best-paid college majors in the United States in 2011 (in U.S. dollars)

The 10 best-paid college majors in the U.S. in 2011 This statistic shows the 10 best-paid college majors in the United States in 2011, ranked by median earnings per year in the corresponding industry. Petroleum engineering is the leading major with annual earnings of about 120,000 U.S. dollars in 2011.
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The 10 best-paid college majors in the United States in 2011 (in U.S. dollars)

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Median earnings per year in U.S. dollars
Petroleum Engineering120,000$
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration105,000$
Mathematics and Computer Sciences98,000$
Aerospace Engineering87,000$
Chemical Engineering86,000$
Electrical Engineering85,000$
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering82,000$
Metallurgical Engineering80,000$
Mining and Mineral Engineering80,000$
Mechanical Engineering80,000$
Median earnings per year in U.S. dollars
Petroleum Engineering120,000$
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration105,000$
Mathematics and Computer Sciences98,000$
Aerospace Engineering87,000$
Chemical Engineering86,000$
Electrical Engineering85,000$
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering82,000$
Metallurgical Engineering80,000$
Mining and Mineral Engineering80,000$
Mechanical Engineering80,000$
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This statistic shows the 10 best-paid college majors in the United States in 2011, ranked by median earnings per year in the corresponding industry. Petroleum engineering is the leading major with annual earnings of about 120,000 U.S. dollars in 2011.
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