Top Paid Social Sciences Majors

Top-Paid Social Sciences Majors

Bachelor's degree holders in social sciences majors see a wide range of projected starting salaries, with economics majors averaging $50,000.
 

Average projected salaries for social sciences majors at the bachelor's level
Major
Average Starting Salary
Economics
$50,000
Political Science
$48,000
Psychology
$46,340
Sociology
$41,750
Social Work
$40,000

source: January 2015 Salary Survey National Association of Colleges and Employers

Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.