By Yatish S.

7 Best Paying Majors Five Years Post Graduation

If you consider recent surveys, there's a major shift in the job market due to AI. So, here are 7 best college majors to pursue that will give you a better salary in the future.

Computer Science


With AI booming, CS graduates are in high demand. So, majoring in software development, and cybersecurity can land you a job of around $100k after 5 years.

Electrical Engineering


With everything digital, your watches, cars, you need microchips and that's what electrical engineers do. If you major in this, you can make $100k after 5 years.

Chemical Engineering


The war against COVID would have been difficult if they have not made the vaccines. So, these contributions offer you $98,000.

Mechanical Engineering


They develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal sensors and devices. The avg salary they earn is $90,000 to $95,000 five years post-graduation.



Graduates in this field often find themselves as financial analysts, investment bankers,etc. With the right experience, they can make around $85,000 to $90,000.



The healthcare sector continues to grow, and nurses find themselves in high demand. They can expect to earn upwards of $80,000 per annum after five years.

Mathematics & Statistics


If you major in this, you can land a career in data analysis, and actuarial science. And salary? It offers approx. $70k after 5 years.


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