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2021 Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Nebraska

84 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,600 Avg Salary
$19,341 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Plant Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in NebraskaIn 2018-2019, 84 bachelor's degrees were awarded to plant sciences students who went to a Nebraska college or university. This makes it the #47 most popular major in the state. This means that 4.2% 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Nebraska ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in plant sciences.

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.

Salaries of Plant Sciences Majors After Graduation

After graduation, plant sciences majors from schools in Nebraska earn an average salary of $35,600 per year. That's not so great, since it is 11% 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 plant sciences bachelor's degree holders is $35,003. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Nebraska.

Average Salary for Plant Sciences Graduates from Schools in Nebraska  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 Nebraska

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Plant Sciences Graduates in Nebraska

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Nebraska - Lincoln. UNL is a very large public school located in the city of Lincoln. Students who receive their bachelor's in plant sciences from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $41,200.

The average amount in student loans that plant sciences majors at UNL take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,144. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $208, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Chadron State College

Chadron, NE

Our rankings recognize Chadron State College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Chadron State College is a small public school located in the town of Chadron. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, plant sciences majors make an average salary of $30,000.

Plant Sciences majors at Chadron State College take out an average of $17,920 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 $193.

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Best Plant Sciences Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 139
Minnesota 210 59
Iowa 193 139
Kansas 175 77
South Dakota 142 49
North Dakota 141 12

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 119
Animal Science 102
Food Science Technology 67
Agricultural Mechanization 35
Horticulture 24

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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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