College Majors With the Highest Unemployment

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20. Cosmetology services and culinary arts
> Unemployment: 4.7%
> Avg. salary: $37,325
> BA holders with a master’s degree: 7.4%
> BA holders in labor force: 57,980

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19. International relations
> Unemployment: 4.7%
> Avg. salary: $73,287
> BA holders with a master’s degree: 68.4%
> BA holders in labor force: 142,424

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18. Anthropology and archeology
> Unemployment: 4.7%
> Avg. salary: $47,660
> BA holders with a master’s degree: 49.5%
> BA holders in labor force: 239,473

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17. Geological and geophysical engineering
> Unemployment: 4.8%
> Avg. salary: $73,815
> BA holders with a master’s degree: 51.6%
> BA holders in labor force: 9,347

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16. Botany
> Unemployment: 4.8%
> Avg. salary: $49,382
> BA holders with a master’s degree: 68.6%
> BA holders in labor force: 21,508