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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in Pennsylvania

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

Finding the Best Horticulture School for You

Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in PennsylvaniaIn 2018-2019, 65 bachelor's degrees were awarded to horticulture students who went to a Pennsylvania college or university. This makes it the #137 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the horticulture bachelor's degrees in the country. 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 Horticulture list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in Pennsylvania ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in horticulture.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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 graduating, horticulture majors that go to school in Pennsylvania go on to jobs making an average of $43,400 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 9% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

Looking at horticulture schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $35,988. This means that graduates from schools in Pennsylvania make 21% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools in Pennsylvania  43,400
Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,988
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Grads in Pennsylvania

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid horticulture graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State University - University Park earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public school with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in horticulture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $43,400.

On average, horticulture graduates from Penn State University Park take out $26,326 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $280.

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Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Delaware Valley University. Located in the suburb of Doylestown, DelVal is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

On average, horticulture graduates from DelVal take out $23,380 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best Horticulture Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Horticulture Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 31
Maryland 197 0

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Horticulture has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Horticulture

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 173
Agricultural Economics & Business 109
Plant Sciences 54
Food Science Technology 52
General Agriculture 36

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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.
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