The 25 Most Lucrative College Majors of 2019

25. Building science

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Median salaries for people with a bachelor’s degree in this subject:

  • Early career: $49,800
  • Mid-career: $123,100

This architectural field teaches students how to design and construct buildings that integrate features such as energy-efficient features and technology into a comfortable environment for occupants.

The College Board notes students majoring in this field often take courses in civil and mechanical engineering as well.

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