With a decent salary and a high guarantee of employment, the number one most valuable major on the market right now is something called actuarial science (actuaries), according to a study by Bankrate based on data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. What is that?
Actuarial science (actuaries) is a fascinating field that assesses risk for the insurance and finance industries by applying math and statistical models. If you are really great with numbers, this might be a worthwhile degree to pursue.
With an unemployment rate of 1.4% and an average annual income of $111,889, believe it or not, zoology is second most valuable major, followed by nuclear engineering; health and medical preparatory programs; and applied mathematics. With that in mind, let’s take a look at one of the most important questions facing young people: Which college major to choose?
The Top 25 Most Valuable College Majors, Rankings For 2018:
|Rank||College major||Average income||Unemployment rate|
|4||Health and Medical Preparatory Programs||$130308||2.3%|
|6||Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration||$103350||1.8%|
|21||Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies||$82386||1.2%|
|22||Mathematics and Computer Science||$93961||2.4%|
|25||Transportation Sciences and Technologies||$90394||3%|
Track Latest News Live on CEOWORLD magazine and get news updates from the United States and around the world. The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow CEOWORLD magazine on Twitter and Facebook. For media queries, please contact: email@example.com