Fun college majors that pay well

We’ve all heard those famous words, “Choose a job you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” Sounds like a dream come true, right? If only it were that simple. 

What if I told you that you could major in something you enjoy and make a decent living after earning your degree?

Keep reading if you’re on a mission to find a career you love so much it might not even feel like work!

Food Technologist

Do you love to eat? A food technologist’s job is all about the flavor of food and how to make it taste even better! Food technologists also work to ensure that food passes cleanliness and sanitation standards set by the government. 

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Major: Food Science Technology

Average Salary: $80,190

Zookeeper

If working with exotic animals up close is an absolute dream, the life of a zookeeper might be perfect for you! 

A zookeeper’s daily routine usually involves cleaning the animals, feeding them, watching their behavior, and taking care of the exhibits.

Major: Life Sciences

Average Salary: $62,000

Winemaker

Winemakers are responsible for overseeing the entire wine production process. This process includes growing and caring for the grapes, creating and fermentation, and taste testing the finished product. 

This career requires an advanced palette to ensure the creation of great wine!

Major: Viticulture and Oenology

Average Salary: $85,600

Event Planner

Are you creative, super organized, and love parties? A career as an event planner might be the right fit for you. Event planners can work with corporations or individuals to plan anything from a child’s birthday party, the season’s wedding, or corporate events.

The life of an event planner could include travel and working a non-traditional schedule. But it could also lead to some pretty amazing experiences and contacts. 

Major: Business, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or Hospitality Management

Average Salary: $70,000

When choosing a career, take your time. Think about your interests and what you genuinely enjoy doing. Try to choose something that you’re not only going to love, but you’re also going to excel in.

Have questions about which college major might be the best fit for you? Reach out to your college advisor. Don’t have an advisor yet? The Frank Team is here to help! You can email us at support@withfrank.org or text us at (347) 690-7886.