September 2019

Top 5 College Majors for Landing a Job After Graduation

Compiled using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CareerCast released this college major list that's likely to be relevant for the next seven years. The majors are listed with careers, median salary and increase in hiring through 2026. 5. General Education, Middle School/High School Teacher: $58,600 — +8% Elementary School Teacher: $57,980 — +7% . 4. Finance, Financial Planner: $88,890 — +15% Financial Analyst: $85,000 — +11% . 3. Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineer: $99,070 — +7% Engineering Technician: $64,330 — +2% . 2. Computer and Information Systems, Software Engineer: $105,590 — +24% Information Security Analyst: $98,350 — +28% . 1. Accounting, Financial Planner: $88,890 — +15% Accountant/Auditor: $70,000 — +10%