Link: University of Iowa

Biochemistry is #2 on Forbes’s Most Valuable College Majors

We do it because we love it but we are also happy not to be a burden to our parents! Forbes magazine used statistics from compensation research firm PayScale and data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to divine the top 15 college majors by economic value. With a starting median pay of $41,700, a mid-career median pay of $84,700, and projected job growth of 30.8%, Biochemistry came in at #2. The number of declared Biochemistry BA and BS majors is at an all time high at Iowa: nearly 200.

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