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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Indiana

152 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,800 Avg Salary
$19,430 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in IndianaAnimal Science is the #78 most popular major in Indiana with 152 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.3% were from a college or university in the state. The animal science school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates.

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 Animal Science Majors After Graduation

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in Indiana earn an average salary of $32,800 per year. That's not so great, since it is 18% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in animal science is $28,954. This means that degree holders from schools in Indiana make 13% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Indiana  32,800
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65,600
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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65,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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65,600

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Indiana

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid animal science majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Indiana

#1

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Purdue University - Main Campus. Located in the small city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public school with a very large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in animal science from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $32,800.

On average, animal science graduates from Purdue take out $17,839 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $202, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 115
Ohio 246 203
Illinois 231 156
Wisconsin 209 286

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 154
Agricultural Production 47
Agricultural Mechanization 32
Food Science Technology 22
Agricultural Public Services 13

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Billy Hathorn.

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