2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arkansas

99 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,700 Avg Salary
$21,487 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in ArkansasIn 2018-2019, 99 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Arkansas college or university. This makes it the #39 most popular major in the state. This means that 1.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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.

How Much Do Animal Science Majors Make After Graduation?

The average animal science major who graduates from a school in Arkansas earns about $31,700 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 20% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 9% higher than the national average of $28,954 per year for animal science graduates.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Arkansas  31,700
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Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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63,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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63,400

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Arkansas

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 Arkansas

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UARK is a very large public school located in the small city of Fayetteville. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,700.

On average, animal science graduates from UARK take out $17,783 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $193, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Arkansas State University - Main Campus. A-State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Jonesboro.

On average, animal science graduates from A-State take out $22,690 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $253, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
Alabama 183 138
Kentucky 177 59
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.

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 259
Plant Sciences 38
Agricultural Public Services 22
Food Science Technology 22
Agricultural Production 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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