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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in South Carolina

12 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,000 Avg Salary
$20,000 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in South CarolinaWith 12 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, plant sciences is the #124 most popular major in South Carolina. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.6% of all the plant sciences bachelor's degrees in the country. 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?

After graduating, plant sciences majors that go to school in South Carolina go on to jobs making an average of $32,000 per year. That's not so great, since it is 20% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, plant sciences majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $35,003. That's 9% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in South Carolina.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in South Carolina  32,000
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 South Carolina

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid plant sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in South Carolina


Clemson University

Clemson, SC

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Clemson University. Located in the suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public school with a very large student population. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $32,000.

While working on their bachelor's, plant sciences majors at Clemson accumulate an average of around $19,821 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $208, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
Alabama 183 40
Kentucky 177 7
Arkansas 164 38
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.

Majors Similar to Plant Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 108
Agricultural Economics & Business 107
Food Science Technology 61
Agricultural Production 46
Horticulture 10

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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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