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15 Majors That Lead To The Highest-Paying Jobs After College

Need some help picking your college major? Here's a list of the highest-paying majors to help you with your decision!

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Anyone heading to college knows the stress involved in picking a major. It can feel like so much hinges on your choice: Will I be able to handle the workload? Can I see myself doing this for the rest of my life? And most importantly—will this help me pay my bills (and student loans!) once I graduate?

Well, ChaCha put together an awesome list of majors with the highest payoff today and while there are definitely some obvious front-runners (surprise, engineering pays well!), if you're fascinated with crazy weather or love the sound of crunching numbers, there are some high-paying majors that just might surprise you!

Check out this list—it might help you finally pick that elusive, perfect major!

1. Engineering

2. Computer Science

3. Physics

4. Statistics

5. Applied General Mathematics

6. Economics

7. International Relations

8. Geology

9. Management Information Systems

10. Biochemistry

11. Finance

12. Engineering Technology

13. Construction Management

14. Government and Political Science

15. Nursing

Did any of these high-paying majors surprise you? Sound off in the comments!

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From the editors at Seventeen.com.


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