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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Kansas

204 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,800 Avg Salary
$23,000 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in KansasAnimal Science is the #25 most popular major in Kansas with 204 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.1% 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 Kansas ranking looked at 1 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Animal Science Majors

After graduating, animal science majors that go to school in Kansas go on to jobs making an average of $32,800 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 18% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

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 Kansas make 13% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Kansas  32,800
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 Kansas

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Kansas


Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. K - State is a very large public school located in the city of Manhattan. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $32,800.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at K - State take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,470. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $239.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the The Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 178
Minnesota 210 128
Iowa 193 239
Nebraska 174 102
South Dakota 142 115
North Dakota 141 46

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 171
Plant Sciences 77
Food Science Technology 51
Food Processing 42
General Agriculture 35

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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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