2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Maryland

72 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,400 Avg Salary
$17,462 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in MarylandAnimal Science is the #80 most popular major in Maryland with 72 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.1% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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.

How Much Do Animal Science Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in Maryland earn an average salary of $31,400 per year. Unfortunately, that is 21% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

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 Maryland make 8% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Maryland  31,400
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 Maryland

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Maryland

Our rankings recognize University of Maryland - College Park as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UMCP is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of College Park. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $31,400.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at UMCP take out while working on their bachelor's is $18,551. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $181.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 170
Pennsylvania 266 173
New Jersey 189 106
Delaware 125 17

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

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Food Science Technology 49
Agricultural Economics & Business 47
General Agriculture 25
Plant Sciences 21

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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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