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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Tennessee

51 Bachelor's Degrees
$20,200 Avg Salary
$23,379 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in TennesseePlant Sciences is the #89 most popular major in Tennessee with 51 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 2.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Plant Sciences list to help you make the college 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 Tennessee earn an average salary of $20,200 per year. That's not so great, since it is 49% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in plant sciences is $35,003. That's about 42% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Tennessee.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Tennessee  20,200
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 Tennessee

The highest paid plant sciences majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Tennessee

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UT Knoxville is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Knoxville. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in plant sciences from the school is $20,200.

On average, plant sciences graduates from UT Knoxville take out $22,634 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 $229.

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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
North Carolina 207 32
Virginia 206 46
South Carolina 188 12
Alabama 183 40
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
General Agriculture 286
Animal Science 170
Agricultural Economics & Business 76
Food Science Technology 45
Soil Sciences 40

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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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