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Which College Graduates Earn the Most Money?

Besides ambition and a killer job search strategy, where you earned your degree and your major can influence how much money you make starting out and throughout your career. Some majors and alma maters make it more likely that workers will earn comfortable salaries out the gate and hit six-figures early on. What do you know about the top earning degrees? Take the quiz!

Which College Graduates Earn the Most Money?

Graduates from which school earn a starting median salary that exceeds $70,000?

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ShaynaLeah ShaynaLeah 6 years
I would definitely like more details on those philosophy majors! Also, I wonder if some of the higher salaries for colleges have to do with the geographic area the graduates choose to work in... a NYC salary is going to pay more than a salary in West Virginia Boonies even if it is for the same position
sourcherry sourcherry 6 years
Woo hoo! I'm an engineering student so these are definitely good news! I was very surprised to see philosophy as a well-paid field though...
LostCareerGal LostCareerGal 6 years
Only 3/6. At least I got the engineering questions right since I'm in the oil & gas industry-sadly not in a position that earns that kind of money. I've never even heard of Loma Linda. Curious what Philosophy majors do for work that earns so well.
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