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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in Rhode Island

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

Finding the Best Horticulture School for You

Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in Rhode IslandIn 2018-2019, 15 bachelor's degrees were awarded to horticulture students who went to a Rhode Island college or university. This makes it the #109 most popular major in the state. This means that 3.8% 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 Horticulture list to help you make the college decision.

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.

Salaries of Horticulture Majors After Graduation

After graduating, horticulture majors that go to school in Rhode Island go on to jobs making an average of $34,000 per year. That's not so great, since it is 15% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, horticulture majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $35,988. That's 6% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Rhode Island.

Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools in Rhode Island  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 Rhode Island

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. URI is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Kingston. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, horticulture majors make an average salary of $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 in the New England Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 8
Maine 152 10
Vermont 148 0

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 77
Animal Services 12
Agricultural Production 5

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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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