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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in North Carolina

262 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,450 Avg Salary
$25,750 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in North CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 262 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a North Carolina college or university. This makes it the #46 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.0% were from a college or university 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.

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

Salaries of Animal Science Majors After Graduation

The average animal science major who graduates from a school in North Carolina earns about $25,450 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 36% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

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

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in North Carolina  25,450
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Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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51,000

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in North Carolina

The following colleges produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in North Carolina

North Carolina State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. NC State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Raleigh. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $26,900.

Animal Science majors at NC State take out an average of $19,663 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $213, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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North Carolina A & T State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. NC A&T is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Greensboro. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $24,000.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from NC A&T carry an average student debtload of $29,593. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $322.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 109
Florida 214 151
Tennessee 209 170
Virginia 206 154
South Carolina 188 108
Alabama 183 138
Kentucky 177 59
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
Agricultural Economics & Business 124
General Agriculture 62
Food Science Technology 51
Plant Sciences 32
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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