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The college majors most and least likely to lead to underemployment

Employees with degrees in fields like English, general studies, and graphic design are among the most likely to report feeling "underemployed" at their current jobs. This is according to a recent survey of 68,000 workers by salary information firm PayScale.

Liberal arts majors (I'm one of them!) are used to being the punchline in jokes about un- and underemployment. But more unexpectedly, majorities of graduates with more "practical" degrees in fields like business administration also said their jobs didn't put their education, training or experience to work as much as they should.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/08/26/the-college-majors-most-and-least-likely-to-lead-to-underemployment/

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