College Majors with the Best Return on Investment

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 28 October 2013, 13:15 Hrs
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Bangalore: Let’s face it; at time when costs of college education are reaching the sky, earning a degree is not an unerring path to riches anymore. However, certain majors offer a better return on investment than others, and opting for them can prevent you from the gloom and doom of rising tuition fees.



Aspiring to know more? Take a look at some degrees that offer the best return on investment, as listed by Dawn Dugan, Salary.com.



#8. Mathematics



Do you love numbers and excel in solving complex problems? Then opting for a math major can be a great way to satisfy your appetite for numbers.



Wide array of job opportunities, lucrative pay packages, never-ending challenges and the satisfying nature of the field are the some of the USP of math related majors.



In-demand Jobs for Math Majors-



i. Actuary



Median Pay: 9.64 Lakh (PayScale)



ROI of Degree Earner Attending Public College: 110 Percent



ROI of Degree Earner Attending Private College: 33 Percent



ii. Operations Research Analysis Manager



Median Salary: 7.62 Lakh (PayScale)  



ROI of Degree Earner Attending Public College: 230 Percent



ROI of Degree Earner Attending Private College: 70 Percent



iii. Accounts Manager



Median Salary: 6.03 Lakh (PayScale)



ROI of Degree Earner Attending Public College: 119 Percent



ROI of Degree Earner Attending Private College: 36 Percent



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