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January 17, 2018

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Top 10 List: Best College Majors for 2014 Employment

Are you looking for a job in 2014?  There are at least six fields of study in college whose graduates are nearly 100 percent employed right now. That’s right–certain majors, such as pharmacology, actuarial science and geology produce graduates who face a zero percent unemployment rate.    That’s not bad considering last month’s joblessness rate for people with a college degree or higher was 4.4 percent. Choosing the right college major can make a big difference in students’ career prospects, in terms of employment and pay. Here’s a look at how various college majors fare in the job market, based on 2010 Census data. Some popular majors, such as nursing and finance, do particularly well, with unemployment under 5% and high salaries during the course of their
careers.

Here is the Top 10 List of best college majors in 2014 and their employment statistics:

 

Majors and their unemployment rate:

1. Actuarial Science—0 percent

2. Astronomy and Astrophysics—0 percent

3. Educational Administration and Supervision—0 percent

4. Geological and Geophysical Engineering—0 percent

5. Pharmacology—0 percent

6. School Student Counseling—0 percent

7. Agricultural Economics—1.3 percent

8. Medical Technologies Technicians—1.4 percent

9.Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology—1.6 percent

10. Environmental Engineering, Nursing, and Nuclear Industrial Radiology and Biological Technologies—2.2 percent

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