A quick scroll through any “Economy” section of the online news or newspaper will reveal that the job market isn’t so hot at the moment. Or you could just check your wallet and find out the same thing. People live in fear of losing their jobs, or in a constant state of panic over how they will manage to stretch their paycheck once again. This bleak outlook is compounded by the infuriating fact that many of us in this situation have hard earned college degrees, as well as mountains of unforgivable student loan debt. It’s clear why many of us are looking for alternative (and supplemental) ways to earn money.
Many college graduates are still struggling to find jobs in fields that are related to their major—or jobs at all in general. The good news is, not all college graduates are experiencing this type of hardship in the job market. In fact companies are actively seeking out college graduates in various majors. There are even some majors that have virtually zero percent unemployment rate. Below are ten majors that have the lowest unemployment rates and also some noteworthy runner-ups.
All median salary information is from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, which may be radically different from numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.