Top 10 Highest-Paying College Majors

What college degrees lead to the highest starting salaries?
What college degrees lead to the highest starting salaries?

There's no greater way to ensure a high-paying career than having a degree in the sciences or math-related disciplines. That point has been driven home again, thanks to a new study released Wednesday by the Georgetown University Center on Education and The Workforce. The study examined 2010 and 2011 salaries and unemployment rates for recent college grads between the ages of 22 and 26. It's major finding: Nine of the 10 highest-paying degrees are in the STEM disciplines -- science, technology, engineering and math.