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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in New York

170 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,550 Avg Salary
$16,896 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in New YorkWith 170 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #122 most popular major in New York. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.6% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. 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 New York ranking, we looked at 2 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.

How Much Do Animal Science Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in New York earn an average salary of $26,550 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 33% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in animal science is $28,954. That's about 8% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in New York.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in New York  26,550
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 York

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in New York


SUNY Cobleskill

Cobleskill, NY

Our rankings recognize SUNY Cobleskill as the #1 school in this year's rankings. SUNY Cobleskill is a small public school located in the town of Cobleskill. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in animal science from the school is $26,800.

Animal Science majors at SUNY Cobleskill take out an average of $22,455 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $237.

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Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly 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 $26,300.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at Cornell accumulate an average of around $11,393 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $114.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 266 173
Maryland 197 72
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
Agricultural Economics & Business 245
General Agriculture 79
Plant Sciences 47
Agricultural Production 47
Food Science Technology 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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