With the cost of tuition continuing to rise, it pays for today's college students to be prudent about their choice of study. A bachelor's degree in a technical major compared to one in liberal arts may result in as much as $1.6 million more in earnings during a lifetime, a recent Census Bureau report shows.
So which college majors earn the most? According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the bulk of the Top 10 highest paying college majors are in engineering fields. But too few U.S. students choose to major in such studies, even though employers are desperate to hire them.