15 Most Lucrative College Degrees

"The top 15 highest-earning college degrees all have one thing in common -- math skills. That's according to a recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which tracks college graduates' job offers."

' "Math is at the crux of who gets paid," said Ed Koc, director of research at NACE. "If you have those skills, you are an extremely valuable asset. We don't generate enough people like that in this country." '

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 http://www.forbes.com/2008/06/18/college-majors-lucrative-lead-cx_kb_0618majors.html

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The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
$126,000/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Architect
$119,500/yr
$102,250/yr
Urban Planner
$98,060/yr
$147,670/yr
$155,490/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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