Contact Us
Make My Homepage

The Ten Worst-Paying College Majors in America

College Graduation
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Georgetown University recently conducted a study of the salaries and unemployment rates among college graduates with different majors.Some of these results may shock you.

According to AOL,

The worst-paying majors tended to be in the arts, where the low pay in creative work is matched by high unemployment rates, with an average of roughly 9 percent unemployment for arts majors. In fact, the overall unemployment for all recent grads is 8.9 percent. Several arts disciplines, however, lead to double-digit unemployment, according to the study.

Here are the ten worst-paying majors along with starting salary:

10. Music – $30,000.
9. Film Video and Photographic Arts – $30,000.
8. Liberal Arts – $30,000.
7. Psychology – $30,000.
6. Philosophy/Religious Studies – $30,000.
5. Social Work – $30,000.
4. Fine Arts – $30,000.
3. Physical Fitness and Parks Recreation – $30,000.
2. Anthropology and Archaeology – $28,000.
1. Drama and Theater – $26,000.

Are you satisfied with your major? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Best of NJ 101.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.