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Top 1% Earners / In What Field Do They Majored In ?

According to the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey, the majors that give you the best chance of reaching the 1 percent are pre-med, economics, biochemistry, zoology and, yes, biology, in that order.

Below is a chart showing the majors most likely to get into the 1 percent (excluding majors held by fewer than 50,000 people in 2010 census data). The third column shows the percentage of degree holders with that major who make it into the 1 percent.

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Choosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor from

NYT Economix

via What the Top 1% of Earners Majored In – NYTimes.com.

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