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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Missouri

139 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,900 Avg Salary
$19,702 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in MissouriWith 139 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, plant sciences is the #64 most popular major in Missouri. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 6.9% of all the plant sciences bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.

This year's Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Missouri ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in plant sciences.

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 Missouri earn an average salary of $31,900 per year. Unfortunately, that is 20% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in plant sciences is $35,003. That's about 9% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Missouri.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Missouri  31,900
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63,800
Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,003
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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63,800

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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Grads in Missouri

The following colleges produce the highest paid plant sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Missouri

Northwest Missouri State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Northwest is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Maryville. Students who receive their bachelor's in plant sciences from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $42,600.

On average, plant sciences graduates from Northwest take out $20,726 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Our rankings recognize Southeast Missouri State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Southeast Missouri State University is a fairly large public school located in the city of Cape Girardeau. Plant Sciences majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $27,400.

On average, plant sciences graduates from Southeast Missouri State University take out $20,178 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $208, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Missouri State University - Springfield earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Missouri State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Springfield. Students who receive their bachelor's in plant sciences from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $25,700.

Plant Sciences majors at Missouri State take out an average of $20,628 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 $188.

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Best Plant Sciences Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 210 59
Iowa 193 139
Kansas 175 77
Nebraska 174 84
South Dakota 142 49
North Dakota 141 12

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 245
Animal Science 178
General Agriculture 129
Agricultural Mechanization 38
Animal Services 28

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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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