You put in countless late nights in the library, long hours in the lab and spent a lot of money on books you barely used.  What kind of ROI can you expect from your undergrad degree.  Below you will find a breakdown of the highest valued undergrad major programs – some may surprise you, but many will not.

According to our neighbors at PayScale, the Top 10 undergraduate majors with the highest salaries are as follows:

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Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have 2 years of experience; mid-career have 15 years. See full methodology for more.

On the flip side, the following majors were associated with the lower end of the spectrum were predominantly in the liberal arts realm, such as:

Spanish: $35,600 starting median & $52,600 mid-career median salary

Music: $34,000 @ start & $52,000 mid-career

Theology: $34,800 & $51,500, respectively

Elementary education: $33,000 & $42,400, respectively

Social work: $33,400 & $41,600, respectively

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