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What the Top 1% of Earners Majored In

The figures are out … The U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey college recently released a report on the majors of the top American earners. According to the American Community Survey, the college degrees that give you the best shot at reaching the 1 percent are pre-med, economics, biochemistry, zoology and biology.

We took the data a step further and visually plotted common degrees against common degree programs. What are the chances that certain majors are at the top tier of American earners? And, how does your degree measure up? See these figures come to light…

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