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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in Oregon

49 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,000 Avg Salary
$25,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in OregonWith 49 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, food science technology is the #84 most popular major in Oregon. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.6% of all the food science tech bachelor's degrees in the country. The food science tech 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 Food Science Tech Graduates.

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.

How Much Do Food Science Technology Majors Make After Graduation?

The average food science technology major who graduates from a school in Oregon earns about $39,000 per year during the early years of their career. That's right on par with the typical salary of a bachelor's degree holder with a degree from any field.

On a nationwide level, food science tech majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $41,155. That's 5% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Oregon.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in Oregon  39,000
Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools Nationwide  41,155
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Grads in Oregon

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid food science technology majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in Oregon


Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid food science technology school. Oregon State is a very large public school located in the city of Corvallis. Food Science Tech majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $39,000.

While working on their bachelor's, food science tech majors at Oregon State accumulate an average of around $26,074 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 266
Washington 229 9

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

Majors Similar to Food Science Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 107
Animal Science 75
Plant Sciences 68
Agricultural Economics & Business 44

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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 Muhammad Irshad Ansari.

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