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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Alabama

138 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,100 Avg Salary
$28,248 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in AlabamaAnimal Science is the #56 most popular major in Alabama with 138 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. The animal science school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Alabama ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in animal science.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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

The average animal science major who graduates from a school in Alabama earns about $28,100 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 29% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for animal science bachelor's degree holders is $28,954. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Alabama.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Alabama  28,100
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56,200
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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56,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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56,200

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Alabama

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid animal science majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Alabama

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Auburn University. Auburn is a very large public school located in the small city of Auburn. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $36,400.

Animal Science majors at Auburn take out an average of $21,735 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 $223.

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#2

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Tuskegee University. Located in the distant town of Tuskegee, Tuskegee is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $19,800.

On average, animal science graduates from Tuskegee take out $34,542 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 $363.

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Alabama A & M University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Normal, AAMU is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

On average, animal science graduates from AAMU take out $31,066 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 109
Florida 214 151
Tennessee 209 170
North Carolina 207 262
Virginia 206 154
South Carolina 188 108
Kentucky 177 59
Arkansas 164 99
Louisiana 163 83
Mississippi 158 91
West Virginia 142 80

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 66
Plant Sciences 40
General Agriculture 15
Food Science Technology 8
Animal Services 7

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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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