Engineering Is America’s Highest-Earning Major

January 18, 2014 Updated: January 19, 2014

The average salary for a Bachelor’s degree graduate in the United States in 2013 was $45,600, representing a 2.6 percent increase on 2012. Engineering is at the very top of the scale, commanding a starting salary of $62,600. 

Computer science came second with an average starting salary of $59,100 while Business rounded off the top three with $55,100. 

Infographic: Engineering is America’s Highest-Earning Major | Statista
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