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Computing is One of the Most Lucrative Majors

Posted Sep. 13, 2013

Computing professionals not only have good earnings, but they tend to stay in the field more than most other majors.  A grad degree typically adds a 31% boost in earnings so students may want to consider a Masters degree.

For more information, see this recent article from NPR:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/09/10/219372252/the-most-and-least-lucrative-college-majors-in-1-graph

For the details, though, follow the link at the end of the article to the full (182 page!) report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce:
http://www9.georgetown.edu/grad/gppi/hpi/cew/pdfs/whatsitworth-complete.pdf