Special Report

Choosing These College Majors Will Pay Off the Least

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5. Language and Drama Education
> Avg. annual earnings: $31,931
> 2018 unemployment rate: 2.4%
> Total labor force: 229,978

4. Teacher Education: Multiple Levels
> Avg. annual earnings: $30,670
> 2018 unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Total labor force: 106,545

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3. Secondary Teacher Education
> Avg. annual earnings: $29,363
> 2018 unemployment rate: 1.7%
> Total labor force: 193,386

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2. Library Science
> Avg. annual earnings: $28,873
> 2018 unemployment rate: 3.6%
> Total labor force: 25,389

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1. Elementary Education
> Avg. annual earnings: $27,542
> 2018 unemployment rate: 1.5%
> Total labor force: 1,343,882