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20. Government

Mid-Career: $109,900
Early Career: $50,900


19. Physics

Mid-Career: $110,000
Early Career: $60,700

18. Accounting & Economics

Mid-Career: $110,100
Early Career: $61,200


17. Information Sciences & Technology

Mid-Career: $110,200
Early Career: $58,900

16. Astrophysics

Mid-Career: $110,800
Early Career: $60,700


15. Statistics

Mid-Career: $111,300
Early Career: $62,000

14. Operations Mgmt & Information Systems

Mid-Career: $112,000
Early Career: $61,900


13. Applied Mathematics

Mid-Career: $113,000
Early Career: $61,700

12. Computer & Information Science

Mid-Career: $113,100
Early Career: $58,600


11. Computer Science

Mid-Career: $113,900
Early Career: $68,800

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10. Information Management

Mid-Career: $116,800
Early Career: $59,600


9. Business Logistics & Transportation

Mid-Career: $117,000
Early Career: $53,300

8. Computational & Applied Mathematics

Mid-Career: $117,300
Early Career: $65,200


7. Actuarial Science

Mid-Career: $123,500
Early Career: $62,700

6. Economics & Mathematics

Mid-Career: $126,900
Early Career: $63,200


5. Business Analysis

Mid-Career: $129,800
Early Career: $53,400

4. Aeronautics & Astronautics

Mid-Career: $133,300
Early Career: $71,400


3. (tie) Building Science

Mid-Career: $135,000
Early Career: $50,700

3. (tie) Public Accounting

Mid-Career: $135,000
Early Career: $60,700


1. Actuarial Mathematics

Mid-Career: $158,100
Early Career: $54,700

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(Related: 20 Worst Paying College Majors (That Aren’t Education))

ThinkAdvisor culled the 20 best paying college majors from PayScale’s massive College Salary Report, but this year we skipped engineering degrees as they continually dominate the top 20 for pay. We also ranked majors on mid-career pay, or 10+ years’ experience, as opposed to just starting salary, or 0-5 years’ experience.

The College Salary Report collected alumni compensation data from 3.2 million employees, representing more than 4,000 universities across the U.S.

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