2021 Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in Louisiana
Finding the Best General Agriculture School for You
With 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. 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 Agriculture list to help you make the college decision.
This year's Highest Paid General Agriculture Graduates in Louisiana ranking analyzed 1 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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?
The average general agriculture major who graduates from a school in Louisiana earns about $34,900 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 12% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.
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.
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2021 Highest Paid General Agriculture Grads in Louisiana
Best Schools for Highly Paid Agriculture Graduates in Louisiana
McNeese State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general agriculture school. McNeese is a medium-sized public school located in the small city of Lake Charles. Students who receive their bachelor's in agriculture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $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.Request Information
Southern University and A & M College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge, Southern University and A & M College is a public school 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.Request Information
Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Agriculture
General Agriculture is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||48|
|Agricultural Public Services||9|
|Food Science Technology||2|
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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