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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin

76 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,433 Avg Salary
$20,441 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in WisconsinPlant Sciences is the #91 most popular major in Wisconsin with 76 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 2,008 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.8% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in plant sciences.

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 Plant Sciences Majors After Graduation

After graduation, plant sciences majors from schools in Wisconsin earn an average salary of $37,433 per year. That's not so great, since it is 6% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 7% higher than the national average of $35,003 per year for plant sciences graduates.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  37,433
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74,800
Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,003
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74,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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74,800

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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Grads in Wisconsin

The following colleges produce the highest paid plant sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Platteville landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid plant sciences school. UW - Platteville is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of Platteville. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $40,700.

After completing their bachelor's degree, plant sciences graduates from UW - Platteville carry an average student debtload of $18,241. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $209.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - River Falls as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UW - River Falls is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of River Falls. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $39,000.

Plant Sciences majors at UW - River Falls take out an average of $18,466 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 $199.

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University of Wisconsin - Madison landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid plant sciences school. UW - Madison is a fairly large public school located in the city of Madison. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in plant sciences from the school is $32,600.

On average, plant sciences graduates from UW - Madison take out $21,188 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $228, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Plant Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 34
Ohio 246 42
Illinois 231 45
Indiana 227 9

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 286
Agricultural Economics & Business 165
Agricultural Public Services 56
Food Science Technology 38
Soil Sciences 33

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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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