Atmospheric sciences among top ten college majors with lowest unemployment rate

From The Lookout, Yahoo news blog
by Liz Goodwin
Tuesday, November 8, 2011

College students, take note: There are at least six fields of study whose graduates are virtually 100 percent employed right now. That's right--certain majors, such as pharmacology, produce graduates who face a zero percent unemployment rate.

That's not bad considering last month's joblessness rate for people with a college degree or higher was 4.4 percent.

The Wall Street Journal created an interactive tool where users can search for the average employment rate and median income of people who studied each major. The data comes from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, which released a similar ranking of majors in May that we wrote about here.


Read the full story by Liz Goodwin of The Lookout, Yahoo news blog