List of top jobs by college major

The top jobs in the U.S. categorized by college major

WRITTEN BY: Janelle Vreeland
List of top jobs by college major

 

One of the main reasons that students go to college is not just to get an education, many students go to college so that they are better prepared to enter the job market. Whether you study biology or business the thing that all students want is a job when they graduate, but when choosing a major it is important to know what jobs you will be eligible to get once you graduate with your major of choice.  Luckily USA Jobs has come up with a list of top jobs by college major. But don’t worry if you are undecided as to what your major will be, USA Jobs has that covered as well.  They have come up with a list of jobs that you can get with any college major. Below are some of the most popular majors and the top jobs that are available for people with a degree in that field. 

ANY MAJOR
Environmental Protection
Civil Rights Analyst
Administrative Officer
Management Analyst
Logistics Management
Paralegal Specialist
Public Affairs
Writing and Editing
Internal Revenue Officer
Air Traffic Controller

ACCOUNTING
Accountants
Auditors
Financial Managers

ARTS, FINE AND APPLIED
Audio-Visual Production Specialists
Recreation and Creative Arts Therapists
Exhibits Specialists
Illustrators
Photographers

BIOLOGY
Entomologists
Fishery Biologists
Microbiologists
Range Conservationists
Wildlife Biologists
Zoologists

BUSINESS
Budget Analysts
Commissary Store Managers
Miscellaneous Administrative and Programs Specialists
Quality Assurance Specialists
Trade Specialists
Contract Specialists

CHEMISTRY
Chemical Engineers
Chemists
Consumer Safety Officers
Environmental Engineers
Toxicologists

COMMUNICATIONS
Telecommunications Managers
Communications Specialists
Public Affairs Specialists
Technical Writers and Editors


CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Border Patrol Agents
Criminal Investigators
Police Officers
United States Marshals

ECONOMICS
Actuaries
Budget Analysts
Economists
Financial Analysts
Loan Specialists
Trade Specialists

EDUCATION
Education and Training Specialists
Vocational Rehab. Specialists
Educational Program Specialists
Public Health Educators
Educational Services Specialists

ENGLISH AND LITERATURE
Editorial Assistants
Printing Specialists
Technical Writers and Editors
Writers and Editors
Program Managers

FINANCE
Appraisers and Assessors
Budget Analysts
Financial Administrators
Financial Analysts
Financial Institution Examiners
Tax Examiners

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Foreign Affairs Specialists
Intelligence Specialists
Language Specialists
Trade Specialists
International Relations
Workers

LIBERAL ARTS/HUMANITIES
Contact Representatives
Equal Opportunity Compliance Specialist
Management Analysts
Program Analysts
Social Insurance Claims Examiners
Veterans Claims Examiners

MANAGEMENT
Administrative Officers
Management Analysts
Program Analysts

MARKETING
Bond Sales Promotion Representatives
Contract Specialists
Inventory Mgt. Specialists
Packaging Specialists
Trade Specialists
Business and Industry Specialists

POLITICAL SCIENCE/GOVT
Archivists
Budget Analysts
Historians
Social Scientists

PSYCHOLOGY
Rec. and Creative Arts Therapists
Psychologists
Educational Svcs. Specialists

SOCIOLOGY
Social Science Aids and Technicians
Social Scientists
Social Service Reps.
Sociologists

USA Jobs has a complete list of majors, 81 in all, and some top jobs that each major would prepare you for.  They mention that these are only examples of possible jobs you would be prepared for, not an exhaustive list.  Also they say that many applicants can get jobs in fields unrelated to their major.  So, just because you don’t like the jobs that correlate to the major you have, or the major you are considering, these are not the only jobs you will be able to get.  

COMPETITIONS

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