Undergraduate college degrees associated with the highest (and lowest) salaries
From payscale.com, the top 10 undergraduate major disciplines with the highest salary are in the following chart:
Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have 2 years of experience; mid-career have 15 years. See full methodology for more.
The majors associated with the lowest salaries:
Spanish $35,600 starting median salary / $52,600 mid-career median salary
Music $34,000 / $52,000
Theology $34,800 / $51,500
Elementary education $33,000 / $42,400
Social work $33,400 / $41,600
To see where horticulture, philosophy, fashion design, psychology, and urban planning degrees rank, view the complete list of salaries by undergraduate major.