Thursday, September 6, 2012

Kiplinger's 10 Best College Majors for Lucrative Careers

Have you seen this list from Kiplinger?  Still trying to decide on your next career move?

The careers on this list are evaluated based on:

  • salaries (median salaries below)
  • training and education (look closely at education and training)
  • projected increase in the number of jobs available
1. Pharmacist and Pharmacology ($105K)
2. Nursing ($48K)
3. Transportation Science and Technology ($68K)
4. Treatment Therapy Professions ($62K)
5. Chemical Engineering ($86K)
6. Electrical Engineering ($86K)
7. Medical Technologies ($58K)
8. Construction Services ($65K)
9. Management Information Systems ( $71K)
10. Medical Assisting Services ($54K)

Of course I always caution that just because the numbers ($$$$) look good to you doesn't mean it is the career for you.  This list is a good place to start your research.


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