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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in New Mexico

79 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,900 Avg Salary
$13,393 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in New MexicoIn 2018-2019, 79 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a New Mexico college or university. This makes it the #30 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. 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 New Mexico earn an average salary of $26,900 per year. Unfortunately, that is 32% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, animal science majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $28,954. That's 7% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in New Mexico.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in New Mexico  26,900
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53,800
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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53,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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53,800

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in New Mexico

The following colleges produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in New Mexico

New Mexico State University - Main Campus comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize suburb of Las Cruces, New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $26,900.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at New Mexico State University - Main Campus accumulate an average of around $17,508 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $139.

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Our rankings recognize Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Portales, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

Animal Science majors at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus take out an average of $17,882 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 229 646
Oklahoma 192 247
Arizona 187 36

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 27
Agricultural Economics & Business 21
Plant Sciences 14
Soil Sciences 4
Agricultural Public Services 3

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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).
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