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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in Michigan

35 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,600 Avg Salary
$23,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in MichiganWith 35 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, food science technology is the #145 most popular major in Michigan. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.6% of all the food science tech bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Food Science Tech Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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.

Salaries of Food Science Technology Majors After Graduation

After graduation, food science technology majors from schools in Michigan earn an average salary of $39,600 per year. That's right on par with the typical salary of a bachelor's degree holder with a degree from any field.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $41,155 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in food science tech.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in Michigan  39,600
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 Michigan

The following colleges produce the highest paid food science tech graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in Michigan


Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Our rankings recognize Michigan State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Michigan State is a very large public school located in the small city of East Lansing. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, food science tech majors make an average salary of $39,600.

On average, food science tech graduates from Michigan State take out $24,569 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 $239.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Food Science Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 246 26
Illinois 231 92
Indiana 227 22
Wisconsin 209 38

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 115
Agricultural Economics & Business 59
Plant Sciences 34
Soil Sciences 31
International Agriculture 2

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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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