The 11 Most Meaningful College Majors — and How Much You Can Earn With Them

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If you’re preparing for a new career, there’s no need to choose between having a job that pays well and a job that makes a positive impact. There are a number of college majors that can result in graduates getting both a healthy paycheck and the satisfaction of contributing to a better world.

The 2019-2020 PayScale College Salary Report relies on information from 3.5 million people to determine which degrees and schools result in the highest-paying jobs. As part of its survey, respondents were asked if they feel like their job makes the world a better place.

Graduates with the following 11 majors were most likely to answer yes to that question.

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