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Getting the Most from the Job Market #infographic

This infographic from displays a variety of statistics related to income, education, employment, and more. Here’s a quick summary of the stats we find most intriguing:

Top Ten Highest Paying Jobs (Avg. Annual Salary)

  • Surgeon ($225, 390)
  • Anesthesiologist ($220, 100)
  • Chief Executive Officer ($173, 350)
  • Dentist ($158, 770)
  • Lawyer ($129, 440)
  • Natural Science Manager ($129, 320)
  • Petroleum Engineer ($127, 970)
  • Architectural and Engineering Manager ($125, 900)
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager ($123, 280)
  • Marketing Manager ($122, 720)

Stay in School!

The median salary of an individual with a Bachelor’s Degree is TWICE the median salary of a high school dropout. An individual with a Bachelor’s Degree is also about 30% more likely to be employed.


8 out of the top 10 majors with the highest median earnings were Engineering majors (Petroleum, Aerospace, Chemical, Electrical, Naval Architecture and Marine, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Mining and Mineral.)

Getting the Most from the Job Market | Infographic |

SOURCE: Online Masters Degrees

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