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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in Wisconsin

38 Bachelor's Degrees
$52,600 Avg Salary
$24,367 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in WisconsinIn 2018-2019, 38 bachelor's degrees were awarded to food science technology students who went to a Wisconsin college or university. This makes it the #120 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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 Food Science Tech list to help you make the college 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 Wisconsin earn an average salary of $52,600 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 32% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Looking at food science tech schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $41,155. This means that graduates from schools in Wisconsin make 28% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  52,600
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 Wisconsin

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Madison landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid food science technology school. Located in the large city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public school with a very large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in food science tech from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $52,600.

The average amount in student loans that food science tech majors at UW - Madison take out while working on their bachelor's is $20,973. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $253.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Located in the town of River Falls, UW - River Falls is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 35
Ohio 246 26
Illinois 231 92
Indiana 227 22

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 286
Agricultural Economics & Business 165
Plant Sciences 76
Agricultural Public Services 56
Soil Sciences 33

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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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