By Lauren Mobertz (Contributing Writer, HerCampus)
Graduation brings with it a few unsettling novelties and sudden expectation that we have the money to pay full price.
How can we avoid starvation after graduation while still managing to live on our own and work off our student debts?
According to CareerBliss and Payscale, there is a way to live comfortably right out of college. We report to you 10 of the highest-paying entry-level jobs for college graduates.
#10 Highest Paying Job — Information Sciences & Systems — $54,038 annually
Ever wondered how to become an expert on the world’s cutting-edge technology? With jobs in the information sciences and systems fields, you can apply your passion for technology to an eclectic variety of positions, including network engineer, systems analyst, database administrator, interface specialist and computer programmer. Be prepared to put your coursework in computer programming, statistics, mathematics, economics, management and accounting to good use.
Who Would I Work For? Amazon, OkCupid, Merck, Vivisimo.
How Can I Get There? B.S. in Information Sciences or Information Systems, or a B.A. in Business Technology Administration. Related internships may involve working as a help desk technician, web and application developer or database analyzer.
Continue reading the rest of 10 Highest Paying Jobs Right Out Of College here.
This post was originally posted at HerCampus.
About the guest blogger: Lauren Mobertz studies Professional Writing and Hispanic Studies at Carnegie Mellon University, and will graduate in May 2012. To fuel her interest in urban studies, Lauren interned at Oakland Planning and Development Corporation in fall 2010. She spent spring in Santiago, Chile, translating documents for Educación 2020 and practicing her salsa; last summer in Durban, South Africa, studying the social and economic impacts of the FIFA World Cup and volunteering for WhizzKids United; and last spring break hosting art workshops in Siuna, Nicaragua.