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

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

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 24, 2011
The 10 worst-paid college majors in the U.S. in 2011 This statistic shows the 10 worst-paid college majors in the United States in 2011, ranked by median earnings per year in the corresponding industry. Counseling and Psychology is the worst-paid major with annual earnings of about 29,000 U.S. dollars in 2011.
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The 10 worst-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
Health and Medical Preparatory Programs40,000$
Visual and Performing Arts40,000$
Communication-Disorders Sciences and Services40,000$
Studio Arts40,000$
Drama and Theater Arts40,000$
Social Work39,000$
Human Services and Community Organizations38,000$
Theology and Religious Vocations38,000$
Early-Childhood Education36,000$
Counseling and Psychology29,000$
Median earnings per year in U.S. dollars
Health and Medical Preparatory Programs40,000$
Visual and Performing Arts40,000$
Communication-Disorders Sciences and Services40,000$
Studio Arts40,000$
Drama and Theater Arts40,000$
Social Work39,000$
Human Services and Community Organizations38,000$
Theology and Religious Vocations38,000$
Early-Childhood Education36,000$
Counseling and Psychology29,000$
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 24, 2011
This statistic shows the 10 worst-paid college majors in the United States in 2011, ranked by median earnings per year in the corresponding industry. Counseling and Psychology is the worst-paid major with annual earnings of about 29,000 U.S. dollars in 2011.
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