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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Alabama

40 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,500 Avg Salary
$19,392 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in AlabamaPlant Sciences is the #92 most popular major in Alabama with 40 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 2.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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.

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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Plant Sciences Majors

After graduation, plant sciences majors from schools in Alabama earn an average salary of $38,500 per year. That's right on par with the typical salary of a bachelor's degree holder with a degree from any field.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 10% higher than the national average of $35,003 per year for plant sciences graduates.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Alabama  38,500
Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,003
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Grads in Alabama

The following colleges produce the highest paid plant sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Alabama


Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Auburn University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Auburn, Auburn is a public school with a fairly 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 $38,500.

On average, plant sciences graduates from Auburn take out $18,833 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 $201.

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Best Plant Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Plant Sciences Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 24
Florida 214 56
Tennessee 209 51
North Carolina 207 32
Virginia 206 46
South Carolina 188 12
Kentucky 177 7
Arkansas 164 38
Louisiana 163 10
Mississippi 158 43
West Virginia 142 22

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 138
Agricultural Economics & Business 66
General Agriculture 15
Food Science Technology 8
Animal Services 7

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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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