2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Kentucky

59 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,000 Avg Salary
$23,250 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in KentuckyIn 2018-2019, 59 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Kentucky college or university. This makes it the #76 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.9% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Animal Science Majors

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in Kentucky go on to jobs making an average of $27,000 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 32% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in animal science make more than those who graduate from schools in Kentucky. The national average salary is $28,954.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Kentucky  27,000
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54,000
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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54,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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54,000

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Kentucky

The following colleges produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Kentucky

#1

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Our rankings recognize University of Kentucky as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Lexington, UK is a public school with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in animal science from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $27,000.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at UK take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,611. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $241.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

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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
Arkansas 164 99
Louisiana 163 83
Mississippi 158 91
West Virginia 142 80

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 179
Other Agriculture 139
Agricultural Production 82
Agricultural Economics & Business 57
Agricultural Public Services 42

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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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