The College Majors That Don't Pay Off

If you want to make big bucks straight out of college, it's probably wise to avoid choosing any of the following majors...

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According to Glassdoor, Criminal Justice and Kinesiology have the lowest starting salary of any U.S. college majors at $40,000. Exercise Science might keep you physically and mentally sharp but it's also at the bottom of the pay grade with the median base salary coming to $40,640.

At the opposite end of the scale, Statista's Niall McCarthy notes that Computer Science ($70,000), Electrical Engineering ($68,438) and Mechanical Engineering ($66,040) are the best majors to choose if you want a lucrative salary after you graduate.