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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the New England Region

33 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,000 Avg Salary
$18,844 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Horticulture School for You

Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the New England RegionHorticulture is the #219 most popular major in the country with 391 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 33 went to students in the New England 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 New England Region ranking, we looked at 1 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 graduating, horticulture majors that go to school in the New England Region go on to jobs making an average of $34,000 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 15% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in horticulture is $35,988. That's about 6% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in the New England Region .

Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  34,000
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 New England

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in the New England Region

University of Rhode Island comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Kingston, URI is a public college with a large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in horticulture from the school is $34,000.

Horticulture majors at URI take out an average of $19,217 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 $196.

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Best Horticulture Colleges by State

Explore the best horticulture schools for a specific state in this the New England region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 8
Rhode Island 156 15
Maine 152 10
Vermont 148 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 306
Agricultural Production 113
Agricultural Economics & Business 56
Food Science Technology 52
Plant Sciences 46

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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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