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With their forces combined, Business Insider and PayScale have made a list of the 15 highest paying jobs available for new graduates.

These careers were chosen based on high median pay (base annual salary including bonuses, commissions, etc.) as well as the required bachelor's degree and low (about two years) experience requirement.

The remaining information, including total numbers of jobs and predicted job growth comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website. For reference, the BLS site states that the average growth rate of a given career is 11 percent.

15 Technical Writer
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Median pay: $43,500

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 49,500

Change in available employment as of 2012: 15 percent growth (Faster than average)

14 Buyer
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Median pay: $43,800

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 504,600

Change in available employment as of 2012: 4 percent growth (Slower than average)

13 Insurance Underwriter
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Median pay: $44,600

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 106,300

Change in available employment as of 2012: 6 percent decline

12 Assistant Project Manager, Construction
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Median pay: $45,300

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 485,000

Change in available employment as of 2012: 16 percent growth (Faster than average)

11 Web Developer
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Median pay: $45,900

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 141,400

Change in available employment as of 2012: 20 percent growth (Faster than average)

10 Data Analyst
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Median pay: $47,000

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 520,600

Change in available employment as of 2012: 25 percent growth (Much faster than average)

9 Operations Manager
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Median pay: $47,200

Total number of jobs as of 2013: 1,973,700

Change in available employment as of 2013: 3 percent growth (slower than average)

8 Auditor
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Median pay: $50,000

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 1,275,400

Change in available employment as of 2012: 13 percent growth (Average)

7 Financial Analyst
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Median pay: $50,600

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 253,000

Change in available employment as of 2012: 16 percent growth (faster than average)

6 Civil Engineer
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Median pay: $51,000

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 272,900

Change in available employment as of 2012: 20 percent growth (faster than average)

5 Supply Chain Analyst
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Median pay: $51,300

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 125,900

Change in available employment as of 2012: 22 percent growth (much faster than average)

4 Business Analyst, IT
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Median pay: $54,000

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 718,700

Change in available employment as of 2012: 19 percent growth (faster than average)

3 Mechanical Engineer
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Median pay: $58,000

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 258,100

Change in available employment as of 2012: 5 percent growth (slower than average)

2 Software Developer
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Median pay: $59,800

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 1,018,000

Change in available employment as of 2012: 22 percent growth (much faster than average)

1 Electrical Engineer
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Median pay: $61,400

Total number of jobs as of 2012: 306,100

Change in available employment as of 2012: 4 percent growth (slower than average)