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2021 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in South Dakota

6 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,500 Avg Salary
$27,000 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Horticulture School for You

Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in South DakotaWith 6 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, horticulture is the #96 most popular major in South Dakota. This means that 1.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

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.

How Much Do Horticulture Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, horticulture majors that go to school in South Dakota go on to jobs making an average of $33,500 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 16% 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 7% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in South Dakota.

Average Salary for Horticulture Graduates from Schools in South Dakota  33,500
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 South Dakota

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in South Dakota

Our rankings recognize South Dakota State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Brookings, South Dakota State is a public college with a large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in horticulture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $33,500.

Horticulture majors at South Dakota State take out an average of $23,570 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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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
Nebraska 174 24
North Dakota 141 1

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 115
Agricultural Economics & Business 64
General Agriculture 52
Plant Sciences 49
Agricultural Public Services 31

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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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