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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in South Carolina

108 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,500 Avg Salary
$21,758 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in South CarolinaAnimal Science is the #54 most popular major in South Carolina with 108 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.6% were from a college or university in the state. 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.

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 South Carolina earns about $24,500 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 38% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

On a nationwide level, animal science majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $28,954. That's 15% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in South Carolina.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in South Carolina  24,500
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Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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49,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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49,000

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in South Carolina

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 South Carolina

#1

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Our rankings recognize Clemson University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public college with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in animal science from the school is $24,500.

Animal Science majors at Clemson take out an average of $22,099 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 $226.

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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
North Carolina 207 262
Virginia 206 154
Alabama 183 138
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 107
Food Science Technology 61
Agricultural Production 46
Plant Sciences 12
Horticulture 10

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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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