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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Massachusetts

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

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in MassachusettsIn 2018-2019, 21 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Massachusetts college or university. This makes it the #161 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university 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 Massachusetts ranking looked at 1 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.

How Much Do Animal Science Majors Make After Graduation?

The average animal science major who graduates from a school in Massachusetts earns about $26,200 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 34% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, animal science majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $28,954. That's 10% more than salaries for students who graduate 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 highest paid animal science majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

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 Colleges 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.

Majors Similar to Animal Science

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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