This is the only book that provides information on the real jobs and earnings of college graduates in 50 majors! In line with an up to date U.S. Census Bureau study of 170,000 college graduates, this handbook offers accurate and helpful information for making decisions on a college major or what to do with a degree you have already earned.
Readers will discover which majors are the most efficient investment, the job and salary prospects for specific majors, the employment growth rates through 2018 for particular majors, what each and every majors graduates do on the job, how many of a major s graduates go on to additional education, and a lot more.
Now in its third edition, this best-selling title includes completely up to date data, tables, and content. New information and tables cover how closely related graduates jobs are to their major; reasons why graduates work in jobs not related to their major; the percentages of graduates in each and every major working in small, medium, and large organizations; the percentage of graduates in each and every major working in new businesses; and graduates levels of job satisfaction when in comparison to graduates of other majors. Other up to date chapters discuss the important steps to take before college to verify future career success, the earnings premium related to a school education, the misinformation that exists about college costs, and the incorrect belief that the sticker price of college is the final price.