2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Colorado

74 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,200 Avg Salary
$18,063 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in ColoradoWith 74 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #81 most popular major in Colorado. This means that 1.1% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that 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.

How Much Do Animal Science Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in Colorado go on to jobs making an average of $32,200 per year. Unfortunately, that is 19% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Looking at animal science schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $28,954. This means that graduates from schools in Colorado make 11% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Colorado  32,200
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 Colorado

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Colorado

Colorado State University - Fort Collins earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Colorado State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Fort Collins. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $32,200.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at Colorado State accumulate an average of around $18,978 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 $187.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 189 87
Idaho 167 71
Montana 131 50
Wyoming 69 57

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
Animal Services 70
Agricultural Economics & Business 63
Plant Sciences 44
Soil Sciences 30
Horticulture 19

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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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