The job market has been frustrating, so you decide now is the time to get your Master’s degree – something you had planned on doing anyway.
However, taking on more financial commitment needs to be able to produce a better salary –
So, which direction might you go?
Forbes Magazine shared the following list of Master’s degrees with the highest earning potential (from lowest to highest):
- Human Computer Interaction (Base Salary: 82.1k)
- Finance (63.2k)
- Aerospace Engineering (75.6k)
- Physics (66.9k)
- Engineering Management (71.7k)
- Systems Engineering (77k)
- Software Engineering (80.2k)
- IT Management (65.9k)
- Applied Mathematics (66k)
- Nuclear Engineering (71.8k)
- Telecommunications Engineering (74k)
- Computer Science and Mathematics (80k)
- Computer Engineering (85k)
- Operations Research (80.3k)
- Materials Science and Engineering (70.3k)
- Chemical Engineering (72.9k)
- Technology Management (63.6k)
- Electrical and Communications Engineering (84.3k)
- Taxation (60.7k)
- Electrical Engineering (78k)
- Biomedical Engineering (68.4k)
- Computer Science and Engineering (89k)
- Electrical and Computer Engineering (80.6k)
- Nurse Anesthetist (139k)
- Petroleum Engineering (96.5k)
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Anne Macleod Weeks is a graduate of Lawrence and Villanova Universities. She has been an educational administrator and English teacher for 38 years, specializing in the area of college admission. Ms. Weeks has been a leader in the college admission and Advanced Placement arenas and has published on pertinent educational topics in a variety of national papers and journals. She currently resides in Nova Scotia, Canada.