Complete Job Guide

By ch1c0nta@ctus 03.13.2015 interact

Thinking of your future career goals already? If so, what you study in college can make a big difference to your future job prospects.

According to a report by The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, these are the top majors with the lowest unemployment rates:

  • Agriculture and natural resources 
  • Physical sciences 
  • Education
  • Industrial Arts, Consumer Services, and Recreation
  • Health
  • Engineering
  • Business

 

Click here for the full report. 

If you’re still deciding what you want to do when you get out of school, check out our guide below with a list of courses to take, potential jobs and one of the most important parts of deciding on a career — salary.

business-interactBusiness

Classes you’d take: Economics, accounting, marketing, statistics, psychology

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

    • Marketing manager: $78,250
    • Public relations manager: $60,640
    • Accountant: $37,210 to $61,630
    • Hotel manager: $33,970
    • Advertising manager: $57,130

psychology-interactPsychology

Classes you’d take: Statistics, biology, learning, psychology of personalities, social psychology

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810
  • Criminologist: $39,010 to $65,980
  • Marketing manager: $78,250
  • Social worker: $26,310 to $42,940
  • Psychologist: $38,560 to $66,970

biology-interactBiology

Classes you’d take: General biology, organic chemistry, calculus, physics, evolution

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Veterinarian: $49,050 to $85,770
  • Physician: $150,267 to $306,964
  • Optometrist: $62,030 to $115,550
  • Pharmacist: $66,210 to $87,250
  • Environmental lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810

education-interactEducation

Classes you’d take: Psychology, counseling, history, media, math, English

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Teacher: $39,810 to $44,340
  • Guidance counselor: $24,350 to $37,520
  • College professor: $51,545 to $86,437
  • School administrator: $33,340 to $71,490
  • Librarian: $33,560 to $54,250

english-interactEnglish

Classes you’d take: Media, history, journalism, sociology, anthropology, business

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Media planner: $60,640
  • Television reporter: $22,350 to $47,170
  • Web editor: $30,770 to $56,360
  • Market researcher: $38,760 to $76,310
  • Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930

communications-interactCommunications

Classes you’d take: Media, history, journalism, sociology, anthropology, business

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Media planner: $60,640
  • Television reporter: $22,350 to $47,170
  • Web editor: $30,770 to $56,360
  • Market researcher: $38,760 to $76,310
  • Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930

computer-science-interactComputer Science

Classes you’d take: Programming, engineering, calculus, statistics, systems design and analysis

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Software developer: $55,510 to $88,660
  • Network engineer: $43,290 to $69,530
  • Systems administrator: $49,000 to $70,250
  • IT manager: $56,490 and $91,730

political-science-interactPolitical Science

Classes you’d take: Government, economics, statistics, philosophy, history

Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay):

  • Diplomat: $30,000 to $100,000
  • Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930
  • Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810
  • Political scientist: $80,560
  • Financial analyst: $43,660 to $76,620

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  1. Kayla Cortinas

    That’s so good and helpful for someone to get a job.

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