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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in New Jersey

106 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,400 Avg Salary
$25,250 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in New JerseyIn 2018-2019, 106 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a New Jersey college or university. This makes it the #66 most popular major in the state. This means that 1.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

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.

How Much Do Animal Science Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in New Jersey go on to jobs making an average of $27,400 per year. Unfortunately, that is 31% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in animal science make more than those who graduate from schools in New Jersey. The national average salary is $28,954.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in New Jersey  27,400
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 New Jersey

The following colleges produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in New Jersey

Rutgers University - New Brunswick landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. Located in the small city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public college with a very large student population. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $27,400.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from Rutgers New Brunswick carry an average student debtload of $22,676. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $262.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 170
Pennsylvania 266 173
Maryland 197 72
Delaware 125 17

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

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Food Science Technology 33
Animal Services 26
Plant Sciences 23
General Agriculture 11
Agricultural Production 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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