Most Lucrative College Majors
Computer engineering tops list for grads seeking quick cash
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 21, 2008 4:07 PM CDT
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(Newser) – College students looking for fast cash after graduation should study computer engineering, Forbes reports. Here are the most lucrative college majors, with salaries for beginners and veterans alike:

  • Computer engineering ($60,500-$104,000)
  • Economics ($48,000-$96,200)
  • Electrical engineering ($59,900-$96,100)
  • Computer science ($54,200-$94,000)
  • Mechanical engineering ($56,900-$88,100)

  • Finance ($46,900-$84,400)
  • Mathematics ($43,500-$82,200)
  • Civil engineering ($52,600-$81,700)
  • Political Science ($39,400-$74,400)
  • Marketing ($39,400-$72,300)
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