10 College Majors With The Biggest Paychecks

For many of you who are still undecided about your college major, with this terrible job market and depressing economy, it is ever importa...

For many of you who are still undecided about your college major, with this terrible job market and depressing economy, it is ever important to major in fields that will pay the bills and help you payoff those student loans.

Payscale just released its annual 2012-2013 salary report and here are the 10 college majors with biggest earning potential:

RANK
MAJOR
STARTING SALARY
MID-CAREER SALARY
1
Petroleum Engineering
$98,000
$163,000
2
Aerospace Engineering
$62,500
$118,000
3
Actuarial Mathematics
$56,100
$112,000
4
Chemical Engineering
$67,500
$111,000
5
Nuclear Engineering
$66,800
$107,000
6
Electrical Engineering (EE)
$63,400
$106,000
7
Computer Engineering (CE)
$62,700
$105,000
8
Applied Mathematics
$50,800
$102,000
9
Computer Science (CS)
$58,400
$100,000
10
Statistics
$49,300
$99,500




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