Agricultural Economics & Business

2021 Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Graduates in Virginia

40 Bachelor's Degrees
$42,200 Avg Salary
$20,436 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Graduates in VirginiaIn 2018-2019, 40 bachelor's degrees were awarded to agricultural economics and business students who went to a Virginia college or university. This makes it the #125 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Agricultural Business Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Agricultural Economics & Business Majors

After graduation, agricultural economics and business majors from schools in Virginia earn an average salary of $42,200 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 6% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a agricultural business degree is $40,788. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Agricultural Business Graduates from Schools in Virginia  42,200
Average Salary for Agricultural Business Graduates from Schools Nationwide  40,788
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Agricultural Economics & Business Grads in Virginia

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Agricultural Business Graduates in Virginia


Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population. Agricultural Business majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $42,200.

While working on their bachelor's, agricultural business majors at Virginia Tech accumulate an average of around $19,650 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $212.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 120
Florida 214 151
Tennessee 209 76
North Carolina 207 124
South Carolina 188 107
Alabama 183 66
Kentucky 177 57
Arkansas 164 259
Louisiana 163 48
Mississippi 158 52
West Virginia 142 46

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Agricultural Economics & Business has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Agricultural Business

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 154
Plant Sciences 46
Food Science Technology 42
General Agriculture 39
Agricultural Production 7

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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.
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