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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Arkansas

38 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,200 Avg Salary
$19,930 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in ArkansasPlant Sciences is the #76 most popular major in Arkansas with 38 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.9% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

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 Plant Sciences Majors Make After Graduation?

The average plant sciences major who graduates from a school in Arkansas earns about $37,200 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 7% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 6% higher than the national average of $35,003 per year for plant sciences graduates.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Arkansas  37,200
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 Arkansas

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid plant sciences majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Arkansas

Our rankings recognize Arkansas State University - Main Campus as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Jonesboro, Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a public college with a large student population. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $37,200.

On average, plant sciences graduates from Arkansas State University - Main Campus take out $21,362 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 $207.

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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
Alabama 183 40
Kentucky 177 7
Louisiana 163 10
Mississippi 158 43
West Virginia 142 22

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 259
Animal Science 99
Agricultural Public Services 22
Food Science Technology 22
Agricultural Production 19

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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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