2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Virginia

154 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,500 Avg Salary
$21,500 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in VirginiaAnimal Science is the #72 most popular major in Virginia with 154 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.3% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.

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

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in Virginia earn an average salary of $25,500 per year. 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 Virginia. The national average salary is $28,954.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Virginia  25,500
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51,000
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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51,000
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 Virginia

The highest paid animal science majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Virginia

#1

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Our rankings recognize Virginia Tech as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech 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 $25,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from Virginia Tech carry an average student debtload of $20,577. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $223.

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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
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
Plant Sciences 46
Food Science Technology 42
Agricultural Economics & Business 40
General Agriculture 39
Agricultural Production 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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