Advisers can play a crucial role in helping clients evaluate how much is too much to pay for college. Examining the earning potential of the degree holder after graduation is a great place to start. These are the 10 “least valuable” college majors based on the average income and employment level of students with that degree, as well as the portion who pursued a higher degree, such as a master’s or doctorate, according to Bankrate.com’s new report.
Bankrate.com examined 162 majors with labor forces of 15,000 or more, and based its results on 2016 data (the most recent available) from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
And for the other end of the spectrum, here are the 10 most lucrative college majors.