15 best paying college majors

Published: Wednesday, May 23 2012 11:09 a.m. MDT

Deciding what to major in can be a big decision. A major can bring a great deal of career success and possibilities or it can saddle a person with lots of debt and few job prospects. Here's a list of the best majors, according to compensation research firm Payscale and the Bureau of Labor Statistics via Forbes. The majors are ranked based on median starting salary, median-career pay at 10 years, pay growth and hiring outlook.
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Bountiful, UT

I've looked at these pay numbers. I know people in several of these fields. I belive these pay numbers are inflated. These jobs really don't pay that much.

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