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2021 Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in Louisiana

65 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,900 Avg Salary
$17,562 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in LouisianaWith 65 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, general agriculture is the #64 most popular major in Louisiana. This means that 2.7% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

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 Louisiana go on to jobs making an average of $34,900 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 12% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 6% higher than the national average of $32,946 per year for agriculture graduates.

Average Salary for Agriculture Graduates from Schools in Louisiana  34,900
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69,800
Average Salary for Agriculture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  32,946
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69,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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69,800

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2021 Highest Paid General Agriculture Grads in Louisiana

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Agriculture Graduates in Louisiana

#1

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

McNeese State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general agriculture school. McNeese is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Lake Charles. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in agriculture from the school is $34,900.

The average amount in student loans that agriculture majors at McNeese take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,178. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $182.

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Southern University and A & M College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge, Southern University and A & M College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

Agriculture majors at Southern University and A & M College take out an average of $20,987 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 18
Florida 214 48
Tennessee 209 286
North Carolina 207 62
Virginia 206 39
Alabama 183 15
Kentucky 177 179
Mississippi 158 15

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 83
Agricultural Economics & Business 48
Plant Sciences 10
Agricultural Public Services 9
Food Science Technology 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).
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