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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in the New England Region

306 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,325 Avg Salary
$22,094 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in the New England RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, animal science was ranked #65 in the country. In fact 6,605 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 306 went to students in the New England region of the United States. 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 the New England Region ranking looked at 4 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 the New England Region go on to jobs making an average of $24,325 per year. Unfortunately, that is 39% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in animal science is $28,954. That's about 16% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in the New England Region .

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  24,325
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48,600
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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48,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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48,600

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in the New England Region

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in the New England Region

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Massachusetts Amherst. UMass Amherst is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Amherst. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $26,200.

Animal Science majors at UMass Amherst take out an average of $21,489 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 $249.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. U of NH is a fairly large public school located in the small suburb of Durham.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at U of NH accumulate an average of around $28,209 in student debt.

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University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. UVM is a large public school located in the city of Burlington. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $24,400.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at UVM accumulate an average of around $19,079 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $213, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize University of Rhode Island as the #3 school in this year's rankings. URI is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Kingston. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $23,800.

On average, animal science graduates from URI take out $19,709 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 $202.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Connecticut. UCONN is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Storrs. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $22,900.

Animal Science majors at UCONN take out an average of $19,918 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 $202.

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Best Animal Science Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 21
Connecticut 176 79
Rhode Island 156 77
New Hampshire 153 18
Maine 152 28
Vermont 148 83

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 Production 113
Agricultural Economics & Business 56
Food Science Technology 52
Plant Sciences 46
Horticulture 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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