Top 10 Majors with the Highest Earnings for African-Americans

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  • 061611 National College Majors Computer Networking
  • 061511 National College Majors Medical Technologies Technicians
  • 061511 National College Majors Architecture
  • 061611 National College Majors Computer Management Information System
  • 061511 National College Majors Nursing
  • 061511 National College Majors General Engineering
  • 061511 National College Majors Computer Science
  • 061511 National College Majors Information Sciences
  • 061511 National College Majors Mechanical Engineering
  • 061611 National College Majors Computer Electrical Engineering

Number ten: Computer Networking and Telecommunications

Looking to get the most financial return on your college investment? Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce looks at 171 majors in their “What’s it Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors.”  Based on the report, BET.com breaks down the top 10 undergraduate majors with the highest median earnings for African-Americans. The study, “What’s it Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors” covers not just recent graduates but all workers with bachelor’s degrees in the U.S. economy.

 

Number ten on our list? Computer Networking and Telecommunications. Individuals with this undergraduate degree earn about $54,000 a year.

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