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June 09, 2010
Top 10 Best-Paying Jobs for College Graduates
Forbes highlighted ten fields graduates are finding employment and receiving respectable starting salaries. All of the fields on the list have a starting median salary of above $39,000.

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The top 10 best-paying jobs for college graduates are:

Job Field Starting Median Salary
Engineering $53,400
Construction, Trades, and Labor $51,100
Energy, Oil, and Gas $50,900
Information Technology, and Telecommunications $46,000
Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals $43,900
Manufacturing $42,700
Insurance $40,800
Government, Military, and Civil Service $40,300
Business and Finance $40,200
Warehouse and Logistics $39,600

In a similiar news story, Forbes recently released a list of the top-paying jobs for women.



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