Student-loan debt in the US continues to skyrocket. And at $US1.2 trillion, it now exceeds car loans and credit-card debt figures.
Between 2001 and 2012, the average sticker price for tuition rose 46%, according to a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which adjusted its figure for inflation.
Now more than ever, it seems that college students must think carefully about choosing college majors that ensure their future earning power.
With that in mind, The Center on Education and the Workforce published a report called “The Economic Value of College Majors,” that used Census Data to analyse wages for 137 college majors. The report has the median earnings for a bachelor’s degree broken out by state.
Here is the most lucrative college major in every state along with the average salary.
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