Top-Hiring Industries and Top Majors Hired

Industry

2014 Average Salary

Educational Services

Elementary Teacher Education

Psychology

Biological Sciences/Life Sciences

$40,100

$38,900

$39,600

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Business Administration/Management

Accounting

Economics (Business/Managerial)

$58,000

$54,100

$57,500

Healthcare and Social Assistance

Nursing

Health and Related Sciences

Biological Sciences/Life Sciences

$54,900

$46,300

$41,100

Federal, State, and Local Governments

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Business Administration/Management

Psychology

$38,600

$56,300

$39,200

Manufacturing

Business Administration/Management

Mechanical Engineering

Accounting

$57,400

$61,400

$55,500


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


Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.