Worth reading the NY Times article on Six Myths About Choosing a College Major. Below are the 6 myths and more is available in the full article.
Myth 1: For the big money, STEM always delivers.
Myth 2: Women want to have it all.
Myth 3: Choice of major matters more than choice of college.
Myth 4: Liberal arts majors are unemployable.
Myth 5: It’s important to choose a major early.
Myth 6: You need a major.
See the chart below for projected earnings of different career fields. If interested read the full article: Six Myths About Choosing a College Major