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Top-Hiring Industries and Top Majors Hired

 

Industry

2014 Average Salary

Educational Services


Elementary Teacher Education

$40,300

Psychology

$39,500

Visual and Performing Arts

$35,600

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services


Business Administration/Management

$60,000

Accounting

$55,700

Economics (Business/Managerial)

$59,700

Healthcare and Social Assistance


Nursing

$55,200

Health and Related Sciences

$46,800

Psychology

$33,200

Federal, State, and Local Governments


Criminal Justice and Corrections

$39,100

Business Administration/Management

$57,900

Other Social Sciences

$43,800

Finance and Insurance


Business Administration/Management

$57,100

Finance

$58,400

Economics (Business/Managerial)

$58,100

 

Source: September 2014 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.

 

Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.