Best-Paying Degrees in 2010

Top-Paid Bachelor’s Degrees
Source: Winter 2010 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers.

1. Major: Petroleum Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $86,220

2. Major: Chemical Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $65,142

3. Major: Mining & Mineral Engineering (including Geological)
Average Salary Offer: $64,552

4. Major: Computer Science
Average Salary Offer: $61,205

5. Major: Computer Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $60,879

6. Major: Electrical/Electronics & Communications Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $59,074

7. Major: Mechanical Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $58,392

8. Major: Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $57,734

9. Major: Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering
Average Salary Offer: $57,231

10. Major: Information Sciences & Systems
Average Salary Offer: $54,038

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