These Are The 10 Most Lucrative Majors — And 6 Have a Median Salary in 6 Figures

Choosing a college major can be a key determinant in one’s financial trajectory after graduation. But for women, the majority still opt-in to fields with significantly lower payouts than men, a new report found.

A new study by Bankrate looked at data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey in 2021 and examined median salaries based on 150 college majors and found that the most lucrative college majors are dominated by men.

Even though women now make up over half of the college-educated workforce (50.6%) in the U.S.,

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