According to Forbes via compensation data site payscales for mid-career data, it has given the worst and best master’s degrees for jobs.

Full list below:

No 10 Best master’s degree: Software Engineering 


Early-career pay : $84,200

Mid-career pay: $118,000

Projected job growth: 12% 

No 9 Best master’s degree: Occupational Therapy (OT) 


Early-career pay: $64,000

Mid-career pay: $81,300 

Projected job growth: 17% 

No 8 Best master’s degree: Physician Assistance Studies 


Early-career pay:  $88,600

Mid-career pay: $105,000

Projected job growth: 17% 

No 7 Best master’s degree: Computer science ( CS ) 


Early-career pay: $184,000

Mid-career pay: $125,000

Projected Job growth: 12% 

No 6 Best master’s degree: Management Information Systems (MIS) (MBA) 


Early-career pay: $64,600

Mid-career pay: $118,000

Projected job growth: 9% 

No 5 Best master’s degree: Physical Therapy 


Early-career pay: $71,700

Mid-career pay: $86,800 

Projected job growth: 15% 

No 4 Best master’s degree: Communication Sciences & Disorders 


Early-career pay: $62,400 

Mid-career pay: $79,900

Projected job growth: 16% 

No 3 Best master’s degree: Speech-Language Pathology 


Early-career pay: $61,700

Mid-career pay: $82,300 

Projected job growth: 16% 

No 2 Best master’s degree: Statistics 


Early-career pay: $71,500 

Mid-career pay: $112,000

Projected job growth: 14% 

No 1 Best master’s degree: Biostatistics 


Early-career pay: $68,000

Mid-career pay: $104,000

Projected job growth: 18% 
No 10 Worst master’s degree: Architecture 


Early-career pay: $46,700

Mid-career pay: $82,000

Projected job growth: 5% 

No 9 Worst master’s degree: Theology


Early-career pay: $45,600

Mid-career pay: $59,100

Projected job growth: 6%

No 8 Worst master’s degree: Elementary Education 


Early-career pay: $40,800

Mid-career pay: $55,100 

Projected job growth: 7% 

No 7 Worst master’s degree: Taxation


Early-career pay: $61,300 

Mid-career pay: $126,000

Projected job growth: 9% 

No 6 Worst master’s degree: Art History

 

Early-career pay: $44,000

Mid-career pay: $70,500 

Projected job growth: 6% 

No 5 Worst master’s degree: Journalism


Early-career pay: $46,700

Mid-career pay: $77,300 

Projected job growth: 5% 

No 4 Worst master’s degree: Library Science 


Early-career pay: $42,300 

Mid-career pay: $57,700 

Projected job growth: 5% 

No 3 Worst master’s degree: Construction Management 


Early-career pay: $61,000

Mid-career pay: $103,000

Projected job growth: 5% 

No 2 Worst master’s degree: Sports Management 


Early-career pay: $43,000

Mid-career pay: $67,200 

Projected job growth: 7% 

No 1 Worst master’s degree: Criminal Justice 


Early-career pay: $41,600 

Mid-career pay: $63,600 

Projected job growth: 7% 

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