Majors That Pay You Back

Rank Major Degree Type Early Career Pay Mid-Career Pay % High Meaning

1

Petroleum Engineering

Bachelor’s

$101,000

$168,000

71%

2

Nuclear Engineering

Bachelor’s

$68,200

$121,000

58%

3

Actuarial Mathematics

Bachelor’s

$58,800

$119,000

48%

4

Chemical Engineering

Bachelor’s

$69,500

$118,000

61%

5

Electronics & Communications Engineering

Bachelor’s

$65,000

$116,000

55%

6

Computer Science (CS) & Engineering

Bachelor’s

$69,100

$115,000

43%

7 (tie)

Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

Bachelor’s

$67,000

$114,000

53%

7 (tie)

Systems Engineering

Bachelor’s

$67,100

$114,000

60%

9

Aeronautical Engineering

Bachelor’s

$65,100

$113,000

61%

10 (tie)

Computer Engineering (CE)

Bachelor’s

$68,400

$109,000

48%

10 (tie)

Mining Engineering

Bachelor’s

$71,500

$109,000

79%

12 (tie)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Bachelor’s

$66,500

$108,000

55%

12 (tie)

Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering

Bachelor’s

$61,100

$108,000

58%

14 (tie)

Aerospace Engineering

Bachelor’s

$64,800

$107,000

57%

14 (tie)

Computer Science (CS) & Mathematics

Bachelor’s

$62,900

$107,000

36%

16 (tie)

Industrial Distribution

Bachelor’s

$58,100

$106,000

48%

16 (tie)

Physics

Bachelor’s

$55,500

$106,000

48%

18 (tie)

Computer Science (CS)

Bachelor’s

$63,100

$105,000

41%

18 (tie)

Materials Science & Engineering

Bachelor’s

$64,600

$105,000

46%

20 (tie)

Applied Mathematics

Bachelor’s

$55,800

$102,000

40%

20 (tie)

Cognitive Science

Bachelor’s

$51,400

$102,000

38%

20 (tie)

Government

Bachelor’s

$46,900

$102,000

47%

20 (tie)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Bachelor’s

$62,500

$102,000

52%

24 (tie)

Finance & Economics

Bachelor’s

$55,700

$101,000

43%

24 (tie)

Physics & Mathematics

Bachelor’s

$50,900

$101,000

43%

26

Industrial Engineering (IE)

Bachelor’s

$62,800

$99,600

46%

27

Construction Engineering Management

Bachelor’s

$57,000

$98,900

59%

28

Economics

Bachelor’s

$52,100

$98,500

41%

29

Structural Engineering (SE)

Bachelor’s

$57,500

$97,700

72%

30

Statistics

Bachelor’s

$55,200

$97,600

29%

31

Accounting & Computer Systems

Bachelor’s

$57,000

$97,100

42%

32

Software Engineering

Bachelor’s

$62,500

$96,800

42%

33

Electronics Engineering

Bachelor’s

$60,700

$96,700

64%

34 (tie)

Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Bachelor’s

$60,900

$96,400

69%

34 (tie)

Engineering Management

Bachelor’s

$63,100

$96,400

56%

36

Management Information Systems (MIS)

Bachelor’s

$56,800

$96,300

39%

37

Mathematics

Bachelor’s

$52,400

$95,300

45%

38

Civil Engineering (CE)

Bachelor’s

$55,600

$94,500

66%

39

Manufacturing Engineering

Bachelor’s

$60,400

$94,000

41%

40

Finance & Real Estate

Bachelor’s

$55,100

$93,700

31%

41

Environmental Engineering

Bachelor’s

$52,400

$93,400

65%

42 (tie)

Building Construction (BC)

Bachelor’s

$56,700

$93,100

57%

42 (tie)

Industrial Management

Bachelor’s

$50,700

$93,100

60%

44

Management Science

Bachelor’s

$53,900

$93,000

43%

45

Computing

Bachelor’s

$51,300

$91,800

61%

46

Construction Management

Bachelor’s

$55,600

$91,700

55%

47

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Bachelor’s

$55,900

$91,500

73%

48

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Bachelor’s

$44,100

$91,400

68%

49

Aviation Management

Bachelor’s

$44,900

$91,300

50%

50

Operations & Supply Chain Management

Bachelor’s

$51,100

$90,700

45%

51 (tie)

Information Systems (IS)

Bachelor’s

$54,800

$89,500

44%

51 (tie)

Meteorology

Bachelor’s

$45,300

$89,500

53%

53

Computer Information Systems (CIS)

Bachelor’s

$53,000

$89,400

44%

54 (tie)

Environmental Health & Safety

Bachelor’s

$52,800

$89,100

68%

54 (tie)

Finance

Bachelor’s

$51,900

$89,100

40%

56

Supply Chain Management

Bachelor’s

$53,900

$88,700

38%

57 (tie)

Agricultural Engineering (AE)

Bachelor’s

$54,500

$88,600

63%

57 (tie)

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)

Bachelor’s

$59,800

$88,600

47%

59 (tie)

Government & Politics

Bachelor’s

$42,600

$88,200

41%

59 (tie)

Industrial & Labor Relations

Bachelor’s

$56,700

$88,200

49%

59 (tie)

Molecular Biology

Bachelor’s

$43,000

$88,200

62%

62

Packaging Science

Bachelor’s

$61,500

$88,100

38%

63

Architectural Engineering

Bachelor’s

$58,000

$88,000

52%

64

Agricultural Economics & Business

Bachelor’s

$46,000

$87,500

52%

65

Business Information Systems

Bachelor’s

$58,600

$87,400

39%

66

Risk Management & Insurance

Bachelor’s

$50,700

$87,000

56%

67

Information Security

Bachelor’s

$57,100

$86,600

52%

68

Project Management

Bachelor’s

$52,400

$86,500

58%

69

Computer Technology

Bachelor’s

$48,400

$86,200

65%

70 (tie)

International Business

Bachelor’s

$47,200

$86,100

42%

70 (tie)

Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

Bachelor’s

$56,900

$86,100

46%

72 (tie)

International & Comparative Politics

Bachelor’s

$40,300

$85,600

49%

72 (tie)

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Bachelor’s

$57,500

$85,600

44%

74

Marketing & International Business

Bachelor’s

$45,000

$85,400

36%

75

Philosophy

Bachelor’s

$42,200

$85,000

36%

76

Accounting & Finance

Bachelor’s

$51,200

$84,700

47%

77

Engineering Technology (ET)

Bachelor’s

$53,000

$84,600

42%

78 (tie)

Biochemistry (BCH)

Bachelor’s

$43,400

$84,500

62%

78 (tie)

Industrial Design (ID)

Bachelor’s

$48,000

$84,500

37%

80

Information Technology (IT)

Bachelor’s

$51,400

$84,400

46%

81

Marketing & Management

Bachelor’s

$44,100

$84,100

42%

82

Biotechnology

Bachelor’s

$47,500

$84,000

59%

83

Business & Marketing

Bachelor’s

$44,800

$83,800

42%

84

Mathematics & Statistics

Bachelor’s

$51,500

$83,400

58%

85 (tie)

Construction Project Management

Bachelor’s

$50,700

$83,300

53%

85 (tie)

Geology

Bachelor’s

$44,900

$83,300

53%

87

Politics

Bachelor’s

$45,000

$83,100

51%

88 (tie)

Operations Management (OM)

Bachelor’s

$54,200

$82,800

41%

88 (tie)

Sales & Marketing

Bachelor’s

$47,200

$82,800

55%

88 (tie)

Telecommunications Management

Bachelor’s

$51,800

$82,800

54%

91

Business Communication

Bachelor’s

$44,500

$82,700

45%

92

Aviation

Bachelor’s

$49,700

$82,500

56%

93

Industrial Technology (IT)

Bachelor’s

$53,700

$82,400

57%

94

Financial Management

Bachelor’s

$46,000

$82,300

55%

95

Networks & Telecommunications

Bachelor’s

$48,500

$82,200

40%

96 (tie)

International Relations

Bachelor’s

$44,300

$82,100

44%

96 (tie)

Marketing Management

Bachelor’s

$43,700

$82,100

35%

98 (tie)

Industrial Engineering Technology

Bachelor’s

$55,700

$82,000

54%

98 (tie)

Marketing & Communications

Bachelor’s

$42,000

$82,000

44%

100

Information Technology (IT) & Systems

Bachelor’s

$51,600

$81,900

45%

101

Finance & Banking

Bachelor’s

$46,500

$81,700

46%

102 (tie)

Biological Sciences

Bachelor’s

$41,400

$81,500

63%

102 (tie)

Occupational Health and Safety

Bachelor’s

$52,100

$81,500

71%

104 (tie)

Chemistry

Bachelor’s

$45,300

$81,400

54%

104 (tie)

Marketing (MKTG)

Bachelor’s

$44,300

$81,400

38%

106

Information Technology Management

Bachelor’s

$52,000

$81,100

48%

107

Technical Communication

Bachelor’s

$45,000

$81,000

41%

108 (tie)

Business Economics

Bachelor’s

$50,700

$80,800

34%

108 (tie)

Safety Management

Bachelor’s

$52,600

$80,800

79%

110

Advertising & Marketing Communications

Bachelor’s

$41,500

$80,400

38%

111

Food Science

Bachelor’s

$46,500

$80,100

46%

112

Business Management & Marketing

Bachelor’s

$44,100

$79,700

47%

113

Biology & Chemistry

Bachelor’s

$41,100

$79,600

66%

114

Organizational Development

Bachelor’s

$50,200

$79,100

51%

115

Real Estate

Bachelor’s

$50,500

$79,000

31%

116

Advertising

Bachelor’s

$41,300

$78,900

32%

117

Political Science (PolySci)

Bachelor’s

$43,300

$78,800

48%

118

Civil Engineering Technology (CET)

Bachelor’s

$50,400

$78,500

58%

119

American Studies

Bachelor’s

$42,700

$78,300

49%

120

Architecture

Bachelor’s

$43,600

$78,000

53%

121

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Bachelor’s

$49,900

$77,900

49%

122

Urban & Regional Planning

Bachelor’s

$43,900

$77,800

56%

123

Computer Programming

Bachelor’s

$50,500

$77,100

35%

124

Microbiology

Bachelor’s

$43,900

$76,900

72%

125 (tie)

Environmental Design

Bachelor’s

$41,600

$76,800

49%

125 (tie)

Fashion Design

Bachelor’s

$41,300

$76,800

30%

127

Accounting

Bachelor’s

$46,900

$76,300

43%

128

Writing

Bachelor’s

$37,700

$76,100

34%

129

Organizational Behavior

Bachelor’s

$47,700

$75,600

53%

130

English Literature

Bachelor’s

$40,400

$75,300

45%

131

Theatre & Drama Studies

Bachelor’s

$37,800

$75,000

49%

132

Cell & Molecular Biology

Bachelor’s

$45,900

$74,800

73%

133 (tie)

Agronomy

Bachelor’s

$45,300

$74,600

60%

133 (tie)

Linguistics

Bachelor’s

$42,800

$74,600

49%

135

General Business

Bachelor’s

$44,900

$74,500

51%

136 (tie)

History

Bachelor’s

$41,100

$74,200

45%

136 (tie)

Transportation & Logistics Management

Bachelor’s

$46,600

$74,200

68%

138 (tie)

Computer Information Systems

Bachelor’s

$49,200

$74,100

44%

138 (tie)

Industrial Psychology

Bachelor’s

$45,000

$74,100

39%

140

Forestry

Bachelor’s

$40,800

$73,700

62%

141

Nursing

Bachelor’s

$56,600

$73,600

83%

142

Environmental Science

Bachelor’s

$42,100

$73,500

59%

143

Speech Communication

Bachelor’s

$45,800

$73,400

50%

144

Environmental Studies

Bachelor’s

$40,400

$73,100

62%

145

Business Administration

Bachelor’s

$45,800

$72,900

50%

146 (tie)

Construction Engineering Technology

Bachelor’s

$49,000

$72,800

53%

146 (tie)

Dental Hygiene

Bachelor’s

$65,800

$72,800

82%

148 (tie)

Accounting & Management

Bachelor’s

$48,100

$72,500

53%

148 (tie)

German Language

Bachelor’s

$43,200

$72,500

36%

150

Computer Networking Systems

Bachelor’s

$46,700

$72,400

47%

151

Public Relations & Communication

Bachelor’s

$39,400

$72,300

45%

152 (tie)

Business Management

Bachelor’s

$45,000

$72,100

50%

152 (tie)

Technical Management

Bachelor’s

$46,500

$72,100

47%

154

Biology

Bachelor’s

$40,400

$72,000

63%

155 (tie)

Design

Bachelor’s

$43,100

$71,900

34%

155 (tie)

Hotel Management

Bachelor’s

$41,400

$71,900

57%

157

Marketing & Mass Communications

Bachelor’s

$40,200

$71,500

52%

158

Communication

Bachelor’s

$41,500

$71,400

45%

159

Professional & Technical Writing

Bachelor’s

$40,800

$71,000

44%

160

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Bachelor’s

$57,700

$70,800

81%

161

Journalism & Mass Communication

Bachelor’s

$40,300

$70,700

43%

162 (tie)

Accounting & Business

Bachelor’s

$45,400

$70,500

48%

162 (tie)

Film Production

Bachelor’s

$41,200

$70,500

24%

164

History & Political Science

Bachelor’s

$41,400

$70,400

60%

165

Journalism

Bachelor’s

$39,800

$70,300

43%

166

Public Policy Analysis

Bachelor’s

$44,300

$70,100

54%

167

Agricultural Business

Bachelor’s

$46,300

$69,900

49%

168 (tie)

Communication Studies & Journalism

Bachelor’s

$39,000

$69,800

42%

168 (tie)

Film Studies

Bachelor’s

$40,300

$69,800

35%

170 (tie)

General Science

Bachelor’s

$45,100

$69,700

58%

170 (tie)

Natural Resource Management

Bachelor’s

$43,800

$69,700

62%

172

Landscape Architecture

Bachelor’s

$42,200

$69,600

63%

173

Law Enforcement

Bachelor’s

$38,700

$69,500

49%

174

Public Relations (PR)

Bachelor’s

$39,000

$69,400

40%

175 (tie)

Agriculture

Bachelor’s

$41,000

$69,200

60%

175 (tie)

Business Management & Administration

Bachelor’s

$44,200

$69,200

59%

175 (tie)

Criminology

Bachelor’s

$39,200

$69,200

53%

175 (tie)

Geography

Bachelor’s

$42,500

$69,200

47%

179

Digital Media

Bachelor’s

$41,300

$69,100

38%

180 (tie)

English Language & Literature

Bachelor’s

$39,400

$68,800

44%

180 (tie)

Logistics

Bachelor’s

$50,800

$68,800

33%

182 (tie)

Broadcast Journalism

Bachelor’s

$38,400

$68,600

48%

182 (tie)

Environmental Management

Bachelor’s

$51,300

$68,600

64%

184

Zoology

Bachelor’s

$37,100

$68,200

63%

185 (tie)

American History (United States)

Bachelor’s

$40,400

$68,100

56%

185 (tie)

Cultural Anthropology

Bachelor’s

$42,000

$68,100

52%

187 (tie)

French Language

Bachelor’s

$41,800

$67,800

46%

187 (tie)

Health Sciences

Bachelor’s

$38,100

$67,800

65%

189 (tie)

Health

Bachelor’s

$38,200

$67,400

78%

189 (tie)

Organizational Communication

Bachelor’s

$41,300

$67,400

45%

191 (tie)

Communication Design

Bachelor’s

$44,600

$67,200

21%

191 (tie)

International Studies

Bachelor’s

$42,100

$67,200

52%

193

Interior Architecture

Bachelor’s

$41,200

$67,100

40%

194 (tie)

Human Resources Management (HRM)

Bachelor’s

$41,400

$66,500

57%

194 (tie)

Radio/Television & Film Production

Bachelor’s

$39,600

$66,500

36%

196 (tie)

Hotel & Restaurant Management

Bachelor’s

$40,900

$66,400

47%

196 (tie)

Human Resources (HR)

Bachelor’s

$41,300

$66,400

55%

196 (tie)

Natural Sciences

Bachelor’s

$40,500

$66,400

53%

199 (tie)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Bachelor’s

$42,400

$66,300

45%

199 (tie)

Media Communication

Bachelor’s

$38,500

$66,300

41%

201

Broadcast Communication

Bachelor’s

$34,800

$66,200

38%

202

Leadership

Bachelor’s

$44,600

$66,100

50%

203

Computer & Network Administration

Bachelor’s

$49,900

$66,000

44%

204

Management (MGT)

Bachelor’s

$40,100

$65,700

62%

205

Urban Planning

Bachelor’s

$44,300

$65,400

39%

206

Mass Communication

Bachelor’s

$39,800

$65,300

52%

207

Illustration

Bachelor’s

$39,200

$65,000

30%

208

Organizational Leadership

Bachelor’s

$42,600

$64,600

62%

209

English Language

Bachelor’s

$38,900

$64,500

45%

210

Logistics Management

Bachelor’s

$49,800

$64,200

56%

211

Art History

Bachelor’s

$40,100

$64,100

46%

212 (tie)

Business Administration & Accounting

Bachelor’s

$41,500

$64,000

53%

212 (tie)

Respiratory Care

Bachelor’s

$47,800

$64,000

84%

214

Radiologic Technology

Bachelor’s

$46,600

$63,800

79%

215 (tie)

Film, Video & Media Studies

Bachelor’s

$39,000

$63,500

32%

215 (tie)

Multimedia & Web Design

Bachelor’s

$42,200

$63,500

38%

217

Secondary English Teacher Education

Bachelor’s

$35,000

$63,400

74%

218 (tie)

Advertising & Graphic Design

Bachelor’s

$40,600

$63,300

37%

218 (tie)

Visual Arts (VA)

Bachelor’s

$40,200

$63,300

37%

220

Creative Writing

Bachelor’s

$37,700

$63,200

30%

221

Public Administration

Bachelor’s

$40,600

$62,700

59%

222 (tie)

Criminal Justice Administration

Bachelor’s

$36,900

$62,600

50%

222 (tie)

Management & Leadership

Bachelor’s

$42,700

$62,600

65%

222 (tie)

Radio & Television

Bachelor’s

$40,300

$62,600

39%

225

Visual Communications

Bachelor’s

$39,400

$62,500

38%

226

Earth Science

Bachelor’s

$41,300

$62,400

39%

227 (tie)

Respiratory Therapy

Bachelor’s

$46,400

$62,300

80%

227 (tie)

Sports Management

Bachelor’s

$38,200

$62,300

43%

229

Human Resources Development

Bachelor’s

$40,300

$62,200

49%

230

Humanities

Bachelor’s

$41,200

$62,000

41%

231 (tie)

Graphic Design, Illustration

Bachelor’s

$35,700

$61,800

40%

231 (tie)

Psychology

Bachelor’s

$37,600

$61,800

55%

233

Sociology

Bachelor’s

$39,400

$61,700

56%

234 (tie)

Fashion Merchandising

Bachelor’s

$40,200

$61,600

31%

234 (tie)

Visual Communication Design

Bachelor’s

$39,700

$61,600

33%

236

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor’s

$46,200

$61,500

97%

237

Liberal Studies

Bachelor’s

$38,600

$61,400

62%

238

Health Information Management

Bachelor’s

$41,200

$61,300

68%

239

Organizational Management

Bachelor’s

$44,100

$61,200

58%

240 (tie)

Hospitality & Tourism

Bachelor’s

$36,300

$61,000

36%

240 (tie)

Hospitality Management

Bachelor’s

$39,200

$61,000

43%

242

Interior Design

Bachelor’s

$37,600

$60,800

50%

243 (tie)

Art & Design

Bachelor’s

$37,600

$60,600

42%

243 (tie)

Health Care Administration

Bachelor’s

$39,600

$60,600

68%

243 (tie)

Spanish Language

Bachelor’s

$39,500

$60,600

53%

246 (tie)

Hotel & Restaurant Tourism

Bachelor’s

$40,500

$60,500

48%

246 (tie)

Public Health (PH)

Bachelor’s

$37,500

$60,500

62%

248

Secondary Education

Bachelor’s

$39,300

$60,300

57%

249 (tie)

Clinical Laboratory Science

Bachelor’s

$47,400

$60,100

84%

249 (tie)

Dietetics

Bachelor’s

$43,200

$60,100

76%

249 (tie)

Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)

Bachelor’s

$38,300

$60,100

55%

252

Communication Arts

Bachelor’s

$37,100

$59,900

42%

253

Music Business

Bachelor’s

$38,900

$59,800

43%

254 (tie)

Anthropology

Bachelor’s

$39,100

$59,600

47%

254 (tie)

Graphic Design

Bachelor’s

$39,300

$59,600

35%

256

Fine Arts

Bachelor’s

$38,600

$59,500

42%

257 (tie)

Liberal Arts

Bachelor’s

$38,500

$59,400

48%

257 (tie)

Theatre Arts

Bachelor’s

$36,800

$59,400

51%

259

Music

Bachelor’s

$38,300

$59,300

55%

260

Graphic Communication

Bachelor’s

$39,600

$59,200

25%

261 (tie)

Physical Education Teaching

Bachelor’s

$37,400

$59,000

70%

261 (tie)

Theater

Bachelor’s

$38,100

$59,000

54%

263 (tie)

Dance

Bachelor’s

$36,400

$58,900

62%

263 (tie)

Social Science

Bachelor’s

$39,400

$58,900

54%

265

Kinesiology

Bachelor’s

$37,500

$58,800

67%

266

Foods & Nutrition

Bachelor’s

$40,300

$58,700

74%

267 (tie)

Criminal Justice

Bachelor’s

$36,400

$58,500

55%

267 (tie)

Music Performance

Bachelor’s

$38,400

$58,500

57%

269 (tie)

Exercise Physiology

Bachelor’s

$40,600

$57,700

70%

269 (tie)

Nutrition & Dietetics

Bachelor’s

$43,400

$57,700

69%

269 (tie)

Restaurant & Food Service Management

Bachelor’s

$38,800

$57,700

50%

272

General Studies

Bachelor’s

$38,700

$57,500

53%

273

Art

Bachelor’s

$36,500

$57,300

42%

274

Animal Science

Bachelor’s

$34,700

$57,000

61%

275

Nutrition

Bachelor’s

$41,500

$56,800

66%

276

Computer Animation

Bachelor’s

$42,600

$56,700

40%

277 (tie)

Community Health Education

Bachelor’s

$35,900

$56,500

84%

277 (tie)

Media Arts

Bachelor’s

$39,800

$56,500

38%

279 (tie)

Exercise & Sports Science

Bachelor’s

$35,000

$56,400

71%

279 (tie)

Health Care Management

Bachelor’s

$41,100

$56,400

69%

281

Religion

Bachelor’s

$37,800

$56,300

53%

282 (tie)

Photography

Bachelor’s

$37,300

$56,200

35%

282 (tie)

Studio Art

Bachelor’s

$36,000

$56,200

44%

284 (tie)

Health Administration

Bachelor’s

$34,600

$56,100

77%

284 (tie)

Recreation Management

Bachelor’s

$38,100

$56,100

51%

286 (tie)

Culinary Arts & Culinary Management

Bachelor’s

$33,600

$56,000

53%

286 (tie)

Exercise Science

Bachelor’s

$35,200

$56,000

74%

288 (tie)

Business & Healthcare Management

Bachelor’s

$36,900

$55,900

71%

288 (tie)

Education

Bachelor’s

$38,200

$55,900

66%

290

Paralegal Studies

Bachelor’s

$36,600

$55,800

48%

291

Legal Studies

Bachelor’s

$38,800

$55,300

48%

292

Psychology & Sociology

Bachelor’s

$35,100

$54,600

57%

293

Behavioral Science

Bachelor’s

$37,500

$54,200

67%

294

Family & Consumer Science

Bachelor’s

$35,800

$54,000

66%

295

Music Teacher Education

Bachelor’s

$34,300

$53,100

70%

296

Culinary Arts & Food Service Management

Bachelor’s

$35,400

$53,000

52%

297

Human Development

Bachelor’s

$37,500

$52,500

63%

298

Culinary Arts

Bachelor’s

$35,000

$51,900

41%

299

Theology

Bachelor’s

$37,700

$51,000

75%

300 (tie)

Art Teacher Education

Bachelor’s

$33,800

$50,600

61%

300 (tie)

Recreation & Leisure Studies

Bachelor’s

$38,700

$50,600

57%

302

Bible Studies & Theology

Bachelor’s

$33,800

$50,400

63%

303

Pastoral Ministry

Bachelor’s

$34,500

$49,600

91%

304

Parks & Recreation Management

Bachelor’s

$37,100

$49,500

42%

305

Horticulture

Bachelor’s

$35,400

$49,400

59%

306

Human Development & Family Studies

Bachelor’s

$34,700

$48,500

64%

307

Athletic Training

Bachelor’s

$35,900

$48,300

80%

308

Therapeutic Recreation

Bachelor’s

$33,800

$48,000

80%

309

Special Education

Bachelor’s

$35,500

$47,800

74%

310

Biblical Studies

Bachelor’s

$34,900

$47,100

75%

311

Social Work (SW)

Bachelor’s

$33,200

$45,700

74%

312

Elementary Education

Bachelor’s

$34,300

$45,500

67%

313

Youth Ministry

Bachelor’s

$32,200

$45,400

67%

314

Human Services (HS)

Bachelor’s

$34,100

$43,400

78%

315

Early Childhood & Elementary Education

Bachelor’s

$32,900

$42,300

81%

316

Counseling

Bachelor’s

$32,300

$40,900

81%

317 (tie)

Child & Family Studies

Bachelor’s

$30,900

$39,600

64%

317 (tie)

Child Development

Bachelor’s

$31,500

$39,600

72%

319

Early Childhood Education

Bachelor’s

$30,300

$38,000

77%

Survey conducted by Payscale.com.