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2021 Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in the Far Western US Region

297 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,550 Avg Salary
$17,985 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in the Far Western US RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, general agriculture was ranked #125 in the country. In fact 2,377 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 297 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Agriculture Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in the Far Western US Region ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture.

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.

How Much Do General Agriculture Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, general agriculture majors that go to school in the Far Western US Region go on to jobs making an average of $29,550 per year. That's not so great, since it is 26% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, agriculture majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $32,946. That's 10% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in the Far Western US Region .

Average Salary for Agriculture Graduates from Schools in the Far Western US Region  29,550
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Average Salary for Agriculture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  32,946
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59,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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59,200

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2021 Highest Paid General Agriculture Grads in the Far Western US Region

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Agriculture Graduates in the Far Western US Region

Our rankings recognize University of Hawaii at Hilo as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UH Hilo is a small public school located in the town of Hilo. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, agriculture majors make an average salary of $30,500.

While working on their bachelor's, agriculture majors at UH Hilo accumulate an average of around $26,096 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $257, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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California State University - Chico landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general agriculture school. Chico State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Chico.

Agriculture majors at Chico State take out an average of $13,246 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $137.

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#2

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Our rankings recognize Oregon State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public school with a very large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, agriculture majors make an average salary of $28,600.

Agriculture majors at Oregon State take out an average of $21,073 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $202, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 146
Washington 229 0
Oregon 178 107
Nevada 117 14
Hawaii 115 30

General Agriculture is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 889
Agricultural Economics & Business 500
Food Science Technology 324
Plant Sciences 302
Agricultural Production 192

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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).
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