The Top 10 Highest Paying College Majors In America in 2017

#10 Applied Mathematics

The jobs on this list represent some of the best majors in 2017. These jobs are based on starting salary, median salary after 10 years of experience, job availability, and only needing a bachelor’s degree to complete. The sources for these majors and the data can be found here (Payscale Source) (Kiplinger Source) (Bureau of Labor Statistics Source).

The first degree on our list is Applied Mathematics. Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on general mathematical models and has a purpose in fields such as engineering, business, and science.

Average Starting Salary: $56,100

Average Salary After 10 Years: $110,000

Job Outlook from 2014-2024: 21% job increase




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