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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in Maryland

49 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,200 Avg Salary
$21,349 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Food Science Technology School for You

Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in MarylandFood Science Technology is the #89 most popular major in Maryland with 49 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 1,363 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.6% 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 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Food Science Technology Majors

After graduating, food science technology majors that go to school in Maryland go on to jobs making an average of $36,200 per year. Unfortunately, that is 9% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, food science tech majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $41,155. That's 12% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Maryland.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in Maryland  36,200
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 Maryland

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in Maryland

University of Maryland - College Park landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid food science technology school. UMCP is a very large public school located in the large suburb of College Park. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in food science tech from the school is $36,200.

After completing their bachelor's degree, food science tech graduates from UMCP carry an average student debtload of $20,780. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $222, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 33
Pennsylvania 266 52
New Jersey 189 33
Delaware 125 11

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

Majors Similar to Food Science Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 72
Agricultural Economics & Business 47
General Agriculture 25
Plant Sciences 21

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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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