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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in West Virginia

80 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,200 Avg Salary
$23,250 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in West VirginiaIn 2018-2019, 80 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a West Virginia college or university. This makes it the #41 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.2% were from a college or university in the state. 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.

This year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in West Virginia ranking analyzed 1 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

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in West Virginia go on to jobs making an average of $29,200 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 27% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for animal science bachelor's degree holders is $28,954. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in West Virginia.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in West Virginia  29,200
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58,400
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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58,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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58,400

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in West Virginia

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in West Virginia

#1

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. Located in the small city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $29,200.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at WVU take out while working on their bachelor's is $21,885. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $241.

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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
Arkansas 164 99
Louisiana 163 83
Mississippi 158 91

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 46
Plant Sciences 22
Animal Services 1

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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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