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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arizona

36 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,300 Avg Salary
$22,116 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in ArizonaIn 2018-2019, 36 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Arizona college or university. This makes it the #116 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. 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

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in Arizona go on to jobs making an average of $31,300 per year. Unfortunately, that is 21% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Looking at animal science schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $28,954. This means that graduates from schools in Arizona make 8% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Arizona  31,300
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Arizona

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 Arizona


University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. Arizona is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Tucson. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,300.

Animal Science majors at Arizona take out an average of $21,671 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 $230.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 229 646
Oklahoma 192 247
New Mexico 141 79

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 75
Other Agriculture 13
Plant Sciences 8
General Agriculture 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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