Agricultural Economics & Business

2021 Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region

417 Bachelor's Degrees
$50,233 Avg Salary
$20,910 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Graduates in the Middle Atlantic RegionAgricultural Economics & Business is the #76 most popular major in the country with 5,324 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 417 went to students in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Agricultural Business list to help you make the college decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agricultural business.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Agricultural Economics & Business Majors After Graduation

After graduating, agricultural economics and business majors that go to school in the Middle Atlantic Region go on to jobs making an average of $50,233 per year. This is 26% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 23% higher than the national average of $40,788 per year for agricultural business graduates.

Average Salary for Agricultural Business Graduates from Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region  50,233
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Average Salary for Agricultural Business Graduates from Schools Nationwide  40,788
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100,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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100,400

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2021 Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Grads in the Middle Atlantic Region

The highest paid agricultural business majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Agricultural Business Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, agricultural business majors make an average salary of $73,300.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agricultural business graduates from Cornell carry an average student debtload of $13,185. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $139, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Delaware comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Newark, UD is a public college with a fairly large student population.

While working on their bachelor's, agricultural business majors at UD accumulate an average of around $18,261 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $212.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Pennsylvania State University - University Park. Penn State University Park is a very large public school located in the city of University Park. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, agricultural business majors make an average salary of $38,700.

The average amount in student loans that agricultural business majors at Penn State University Park take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,508. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Pennsylvania State University - World Campus landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid agricultural economics and business school. Penn State World Campus is a fairly small public school located in the rural area of University Park. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, agricultural business majors make an average salary of $38,700.

Agricultural Business majors at Penn State World Campus take out an average of $22,508 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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#4

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Our rankings recognize Delaware Valley University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. DelVal is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Doylestown.

On average, agricultural business graduates from DelVal take out $22,100 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges by State

Explore the best agricultural economics and business schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 245
Pennsylvania 266 109
Maryland 197 47
Delaware 125 16

Agricultural Economics & Business is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 538
General Agriculture 227
Food Science Technology 178
Plant Sciences 157
Horticulture 96

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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