Sometimes, your dream job doesn’t always align with dream prospects and dream pay. That is, depending on what degree you graduate with from college.
Bankrate recently took a look at the most and least valuable college majors based on data from the US Census Bureau American Community Survey. Using weighted data, they determined the employment and unemployment rates and incomes for graduates for their first year out of college across 162 majors that employed at least 15,000 people. They also considered the number of college graduates who held a higher secondary degree.
With the most valuable college majors in the business, science, and math fields, it’s not all too unpredictable that the least valuable college majors fall into the arts and creative fields.
But that doesn’t mean graduates with degrees in those fields are doomed. Read more