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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Michigan

115 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,200 Avg Salary
$24,250 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in MichiganIn 2018-2019, 115 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Michigan college or university. This makes it the #90 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.0% 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 Animal Science Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Michigan ranking, we looked at 1 colleges that offer a bachelor's in animal science.

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 Michigan earn an average salary of $35,200 per year. Unfortunately, that is 12% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 22% higher than the national average of $28,954 per year for animal science graduates.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Michigan  35,200
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Michigan

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Michigan


Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. Michigan State is a very large public school located in the city of East Lansing. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $35,200.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at Michigan State accumulate an average of around $23,302 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $252, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

Our rankings recognize Andrews University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Berrien Springs, Andrews is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 246 203
Illinois 231 156
Indiana 227 152
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 59
Food Science Technology 35
Plant Sciences 34
Soil Sciences 31
International Agriculture 2

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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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