2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region

96 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,400 Avg Salary
$27,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Middle Atlantic RegionHorticulture is the #219 most popular major in the country with 391 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 96 went to students in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States. The horticulture school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in horticulture.

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 Horticulture Majors

After graduation, horticulture majors from schools in the Middle Atlantic Region earn an average salary of $43,400 per year. This is 9% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 21% higher than the national average of $35,988 per year for horticulture graduates.

Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region  43,400
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86,800
Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,988
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86,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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86,800

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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Grads in the Middle Atlantic Region

The highest paid horticulture majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Pennsylvania State University - University Park. Penn State University Park is a very large public school located in the city of University Park. Horticulture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $43,400.

After completing their bachelor's degree, horticulture graduates from Penn State University Park carry an average student debtload of $26,326. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Our rankings recognize Delaware Valley University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. DelVal is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Doylestown.

After completing their bachelor's degree, horticulture graduates from DelVal carry an average student debtload of $23,380.

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Pennsylvania State University - World Campus landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid horticulture school. Penn State World Campus is a fairly small public school located in the rural area of University Park. Horticulture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $43,400.

Horticulture majors at Penn State World Campus take out an average of $26,326 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Horticulture Colleges by State

Explore the best horticulture colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 31
Pennsylvania 266 65
Maryland 197 0

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

Majors Similar to Horticulture

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 538
Agricultural Economics & Business 417
General Agriculture 227
Food Science Technology 178
Plant Sciences 157

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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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