Glassdoor has released this year's list of the 50 highest paying college majors. Computer Science is #1 with a median base salary of $70,000.
It is also important to remember that "About 1 out of every 200 workers is a software engineer. There are 55% to 60% as many software engineers as all traditional [EE, ME, Civil, Industrial, Biolmedical, etc.] engineers.", (SE Demographics).