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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in Massachusetts

27 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,300 Avg Salary
$26,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in MassachusettsWith 27 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, food science technology is the #148 most popular major in Massachusetts. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.0% 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 Massachusetts earn an average salary of $45,300 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 14% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 10% higher than the national average of $41,155 per year for food science tech graduates.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in Massachusetts  45,300
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 Massachusetts

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in Massachusetts

Our rankings recognize University of Massachusetts Amherst as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, food science tech majors make an average salary of $45,300.

The average amount in student loans that food science tech majors at UMass Amherst take out while working on their bachelor's is $23,174. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $270, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

Framingham State University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Framingham State is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Framingham.

After completing their bachelor's degree, food science tech graduates from Framingham State carry an average student debtload of $27,324.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Maine 152 25

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
Agricultural Production 30
Plant Sciences 27
Animal Science 21
Horticulture 8
General Agriculture 5

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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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