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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in Florida

33 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,100 Avg Salary
$15,000 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Food Science Technology School for You

Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in FloridaIn 2018-2019, 33 bachelor's degrees were awarded to food science technology students who went to a Florida college or university. This makes it the #145 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.4% 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Food Science Technology Majors

The average food science technology major who graduates from a school in Florida earns about $25,100 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 37% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in food science tech is $41,155. That's about 39% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Florida.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in Florida  25,100
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 Florida

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in Florida


University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Our rankings recognize University of Florida as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Gainesville, UF is a public school with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, food science tech majors make an average salary of $25,100.

After completing their bachelor's degree, food science tech graduates from UF carry an average student debtload of $16,164. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $156.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 12
Tennessee 209 45
North Carolina 207 51
Virginia 206 42
South Carolina 188 61
Alabama 183 8
Kentucky 177 3
Arkansas 164 22
Louisiana 163 2
Mississippi 158 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 Economics & Business 151
Animal Science 151
Plant Sciences 56
General Agriculture 48
Soil Sciences 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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