9. International Relations
75th Percentile Starting Pay: $49,100
Years for 75th Percentile to Reach $100K: 10 to 12
This liberal-arts degree, which covers a broad range of study, gives students a wide knowledge base that can be applied to a diverse array of occupations in foreign service, business, journalism or market research, for instance. Fluency in at least one foreign language will increase opportunities for graduates with this degree. After 10 to 12 years, the 75th percentile can expect to earn $114,000 a year.