If you're looking at what are the highest paying jobs for graduates from college you should consider engineering, economics or physics.
Payscale.com has put out a comprehensive list for people by college major (not counting people who have attained a graduate degree). You can see what people currently earn (1 or 2 out of college) and what they earn after ~15 years out of school (i.e. graduated around 1995). It may not surprise you, but the more quantitative the field of study, the more opportunity there is for a higher income.
For many of today's unemployed, this is not a possibility, but if you have a child in high school or college, this is important data that you can provide them when they are trying to decide what major to study.