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Choosing a career and major

For now, we have some informative charts to help you know a little bit about the various jobs, the majors, and about how much they are worth.

  • Job Salaries - Highest and lowest paying jobs. A reasonably comprehensive list of current jobs, and their average salaries. Provided by the US. Dept of Labor.

  • Salary by Major - From our survey data, we have created a table showing the average current and starting salary that each major has earned. This information is highly affected by number years since graduation, market conditions, etc.

  • Job Satisfaction by Major - We have created a table showing the job/life satisfaction percentages of people who graduated in each major.

  • Unemployment by Major - The % rates of unemployment for people graduating with any given major.

  • Still in Field by Major - The % rates of people who are still in their field & major after graduation.

  • Descriptions of Majors - A list of majors, each containing a detailed description of what you learn, what the fellow students are like, and what kinds of jobs you generally get with it.

Other Interesting Tables
Salary vs. Motivation
Motivation Level
Going Well
Workaholic: $123,813 %77.9
Worked Hard: $88,332 %82.0
Gets Things Done: $72,805 %79.7
Average Worker: $68,318 %68.0
Lazy: $14,865 %11.7
* From 25,742 Alumni Surveys.

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