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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Pennsylvania

173 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,100 Avg Salary
$25,789 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in PennsylvaniaWith 173 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #96 most popular major in Pennsylvania. This means that 2.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Animal Science list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Pennsylvania ranking looked at 2 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Animal Science Majors

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in Pennsylvania go on to jobs making an average of $29,100 per year. Unfortunately, that is 27% 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 animal science degree is $28,954. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Pennsylvania  29,100
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58,200
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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58,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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58,200

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Pennsylvania

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Pennsylvania

#1

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Doylestown, DelVal is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in animal science from the school is $31,000.

On average, animal science graduates from DelVal take out $25,132 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 $270.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public school with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $27,200.

On average, animal science graduates from Penn State University Park take out $23,006 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $266, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
New York 267 170
Maryland 197 72
New Jersey 189 106
Delaware 125 17

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 109
Horticulture 65
Plant Sciences 54
Food Science Technology 52
General Agriculture 36

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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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