2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Wisconsin

286 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,767 Avg Salary
$20,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in WisconsinWith 286 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #36 most popular major in Wisconsin. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 4.3% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Wisconsin ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in animal science.

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.

Salaries of Animal Science Majors After Graduation

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in Wisconsin earn an average salary of $34,767 per year. That's not so great, since it is 13% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 20% higher than the national average of $28,954 per year for animal science graduates.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  34,767
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69,600
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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69,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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69,600

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Wisconsin

The highest paid animal science majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Madison earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Madison is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Madison. Students who receive their bachelor's in animal science from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $36,500.

On average, animal science graduates from UW - Madison take out $20,254 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $218.

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University of Wisconsin - River Falls landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. UW - River Falls is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of River Falls. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in animal science from the school is $34,000.

Animal Science majors at UW - River Falls take out an average of $19,360 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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University of Wisconsin - Platteville comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. UW - Platteville is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Platteville. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $33,800.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at UW - Platteville take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,156. 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 Colleges 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
Indiana 227 152

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 165
Plant Sciences 76
Agricultural Public Services 56
Food Science Technology 38
Soil Sciences 33

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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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