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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in the Far Western US Region

302 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,780 Avg Salary
$19,209 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in the Far Western US RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, plant sciences was ranked #129 in the country. In fact 2,008 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 302 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in the Far Western US Region ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in plant sciences.

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 Plant Sciences Majors

The average plant sciences major who graduates from a school in the Far Western US Region earns about $39,780 per year during the early years of their career. That's right on par with the typical salary of a bachelor's degree holder with a degree from any field.

Looking at plant sciences schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $35,003. This means that graduates from schools in the Far Western US Region make 14% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in the Far Western US Region  39,780
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Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,003
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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79,600

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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Grads in the Far Western US Region

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in the Far Western US Region

Our rankings recognize California State University - Fresno as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Fresno State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Fresno. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, plant sciences majors make an average salary of $49,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, plant sciences graduates from Fresno State carry an average student debtload of $18,305. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $202.

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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid plant sciences school. Located in the small suburb of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a public college with a very large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in plant sciences from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $41,100.

On average, plant sciences graduates from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo take out $19,243 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $190, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize California State Polytechnic University - Pomona as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Cal Poly Pomona is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Pomona. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in plant sciences from the school is $34,300.

After completing their bachelor's degree, plant sciences graduates from Cal Poly Pomona carry an average student debtload of $22,112. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $239, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Our rankings recognize Oregon State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public college with a very large student population. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $30,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, plant sciences graduates from Oregon State carry an average student debtload of $24,014. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $251, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Plant Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best plant sciences colleges for a specific state in the Far Western US region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 206
Washington 229 24
Oregon 178 68
Nevada 117 2
Hawaii 115 2

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 889
Agricultural Economics & Business 500
Food Science Technology 324
General Agriculture 297
Agricultural Production 192

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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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