Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Ranks In Top 5 Highest earnings by major

I know a lot of people that visit this site are thinking about starting a career in the maritime industry. Here’s a good reason…

[B]Five highest median earnings by college major, followed by popularity ranking of major, out of 173:[/B]

Petroleum Engineering: $127,000 (#138)

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration: $105,000 (#53)

Mining and Mineral Engineering: $101,500 (#162)
Nuclear Engineering: $96,000 (#149)
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering: $96,000 (#145)

(Source: US Census)

i know marine transportation is up there and would probably be number 1 if it went highest pay by easiest degree haha