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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Nebraska

102 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,600 Avg Salary
$19,316 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in NebraskaAnimal Science is the #42 most popular major in Nebraska with 102 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.5% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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 graduation, animal science majors from schools in Nebraska earn an average salary of $34,600 per year. That's not so great, since it is 13% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in animal science is $28,954. This means that degree holders from schools in Nebraska make 20% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Nebraska  34,600
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 Nebraska

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Nebraska

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Nebraska - Lincoln. UNL is a very large public school located in the city of Lincoln. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $34,600.

Animal Science majors at UNL take out an average of $18,878 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $200.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 178
Minnesota 210 128
Iowa 193 239
Kansas 175 204
South Dakota 142 115
North Dakota 141 46

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 119
Plant Sciences 84
Food Science Technology 67
Agricultural Mechanization 35
Horticulture 24

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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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