Jobs in science will take students on the path to success if high pay is what they are seeking, according to the latest rankings of bachelor’s degrees from PayScale.com.
Almost all of the 30 majors with the best starting salaries are in the sciences, with many involving engineering of one type or another.
The one outlier on the list is dental hygienist, although earnings growth for that occupation slows a bit by mid-career.
The rankings below are based on data collected by PayScale from 1,063 universities and include graduates with bachelor’s degrees in 319 disciplines. The universities surveyed include 89% of U.S. schools with an enrollment of more than 5,000 and 64% of schools with enrollment over 1,000.
Take a look at the 30 best paying college majors for 2016: