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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in Nebraska

24 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,000 Avg Salary
$21,272 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Horticulture School for You

Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in NebraskaIn 2018-2019, 24 bachelor's degrees were awarded to horticulture students who went to a Nebraska college or university. This makes it the #97 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 6.1% of all the horticulture bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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.

Salaries of Horticulture Majors After Graduation

The average horticulture major who graduates from a school in Nebraska earns about $33,000 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 17% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

On a nationwide level, horticulture majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $35,988. That's 8% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Nebraska.

Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools in Nebraska  33,000
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 Nebraska

The following colleges produce the highest paid horticulture graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in Nebraska

Our rankings recognize University of Nebraska - Lincoln as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UNL is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lincoln. Horticulture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $33,000.

On average, horticulture graduates from UNL take out $21,241 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $221.

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Best Horticulture Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 210 2
South Dakota 142 6
North Dakota 141 1

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 119
Animal Science 102
Plant Sciences 84
Food Science Technology 67
Agricultural Mechanization 35

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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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