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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Mississippi

43 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,600 Avg Salary
$19,844 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in MississippiWith 43 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, plant sciences is the #65 most popular major in Mississippi. This means that 2.1% 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 Mississippi earn an average salary of $35,600 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 11% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a plant sciences degree is $35,003. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Mississippi  35,600
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 Mississippi

The following colleges produce the highest paid plant sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Mississippi


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Our rankings recognize Mississippi State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $35,600.

On average, plant sciences graduates from Mississippi State take out $21,376 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 $206.

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Best Plant Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Plant Sciences Colleges 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
Arkansas 164 38
Louisiana 163 10
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 91
Agricultural Economics & Business 52
Agricultural Production 25
Food Science Technology 25
General Agriculture 15

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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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