2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Massachusetts

21 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,200 Avg Salary
$23,969 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in MassachusettsAnimal Science is the #161 most popular major in Massachusetts with 21 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.3% 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.

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.

Salaries of Animal Science Majors After Graduation

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in Massachusetts earn an average salary of $26,200 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 34% 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 10% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Massachusetts.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Massachusetts  26,200
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 Massachusetts

The following colleges produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts Amherst earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMass Amherst is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Amherst. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $26,200.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from UMass Amherst carry an average student debtload of $21,489. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $249.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
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 30
Food Science Technology 27
Plant Sciences 27
Horticulture 8
General Agriculture 5

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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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