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What Are the Most Lucrative College Degrees

According to, the most lucrative college degrees include engineering, business and nursing. Not surprisingly engineers are commanding top salaries, with most hoovering round 100K year. Business majors, especially those in marketing and finance are also earning near six-figure salaries on average with nurses not far behind. Registered nurses earn around 75K on average and can easily grow their salary up over 100K with a master’s degree in Advanced Practiced Nursing.

Other lucrative degrees include:  computer science, pharmaceutical degrees and information technology.