Here are 10 best paying careers with only a bachelor’s degree in Kenya.
1. Petroleum Engineering
This course requires brains, commitment and hard work.
Professionals in this field are very few hence the reason why its salary is appealing.
Professionals here, even without a masters degree rake in more than 1.1 million each month.
2. Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace engineers are tasked with the design and creation of aircraft and other space objects like rockets.
Aerospace engineering professionals are offered an average starting salary of about kshs 200,700 which stretches to millions.
Their main task is carrying out a well planned and extensive research in fields such as energy, electronics and food production.
Graduates in this field are offered a starting salary of around Kshs 195,500 which surges up to Kshs 800,000 in mid-career and then to millions later on.
4. Actuarial Science
Few individuals in Kenya venture into this professional but it’s among the most prestigious careers in the country.
Upon graduating, you have limited chances of “tarmacking” and once employed, a cool minimum salary of Kshs 150,000 will be a surety.
5. Electrical Engineering
Their job involves manipulating and working on electricity production.
Electrical engineering graduates are offered a starting salary of around kshs 180,300 and balloons up to half a million mid-career period.
The salaries are good here because it is a competitive field.
Medicine is rigorous, demanding and it pays.
Interns can earn more than 90,000 in the newly negotiated pay rise and highest paid doctors earn salaries worth millions each month.
One can also start his/her private hospital too and double the income.
Architecture is another course that can guarantee you a good starting salary after campus. Architectures can rake in more than 300,000.
8. Computer Engineering
Computer engineering professionals are paid a starting salary of around Kshs 98,800- 100,000 which increases to more than half a million as they mature in the career and to millions as time goes by.
Law is a hard course and law students take up to 6 years in campus. After graduation, one can get attached to a law firm or work independently as a lawyer.
Lawyers who have been in the profession for a while and have mastered the art easily make a million bob every other month.
10. Computer Science
Professionals in this field pocket a starting salary of kshs 100,600 and the figure increases in their mid career.
Today computer science is everything and it seems to be having a solution to every problem the world has in matters technology.