As employment continues to fluctuate, uncertainty about job stability and the economy is keeping people on high alert. Despite these uncertain times, there is a silver lining for those in one profession that continues to thrive.
College Education and Income
According to CNN Money, 2011 college graduates will see an average starting salary increase over the 2010 graduates of 3.5%. The “big winners,” as far as starting salaries go, are engineers – averaging $60,000 plus, while across all majors (including non-engineers), the starting salaries average just above $50,000.