Highest paying college majors

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Approximately 70% of American high school graduates enroll in colleges and universities each year and choosing a major can get challenging.

Glassdoor released their list of the 50 Highest Paying College Majors for 2016.

The list highlights the majors that pay the most during the first five years post graduation. It is based on 500,000 resumes submitted to Glassdoor.

Here are the top 10 majors from the list:

1. Computer Science
• Median Base Salary: $70,000
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, Web Developer

2. Electrical Engineering
• Median Base Salary: $68,438
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Electrical Engineer, Systems Engineer, Software Developer

3. Mechanical Engineering
• Median Base Salary: $68,000
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Mechanical Engineer, Design Engineer, Project Engineer

4. Chemical Engineering
• Median Base Salary: $65,000
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Chemical Engineer, Process Engineer, Project Engineer

5. Industrial Engineering
• Median Base Salary: $64,381
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Industrial Engineer, Quality Engineer, Production Planner

6. Information Technology
• Median Base Salary: $64,008
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Programmer Analyst, Technical Support, Systems Engineer

7. Civil Engineering
• Median Base Salary: $61,500
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Field Engineer

8. Statistics
• Median Base Salary: $60,000
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Data Analyst, Statistician, Data Scientist

9. Nursing
• Median Base Salary: $58,928
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Registered Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Case Manager

10. Management Information Systems
• Median Base Salary: $58,000
• Popular Entry-Level Jobs: Network Administrator, Help Desk Analyst, Business Analyst

Click here for the full list of highest paying majors.