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2021 Highest Paid Soil Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains Region

69 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,100 Avg Salary
$15,097 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Soil Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Soil Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, soil sciences was ranked #242 in the country. In fact 258 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 69 went to students in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. 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 Soil 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 Soil Sciences Majors

After graduating, soil sciences majors that go to school in the Rocky Mountains Region go on to jobs making an average of $39,100 per year. That's about the same as the average college graduate from any field makes.

The national average salary for soil sciences bachelor's degree holders is $39,200. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in the Rocky Mountains Region .

Average Salary for Soil Sciences Graduates from Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region  39,100
Average Salary for Soil Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  39,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Soil Sciences Grads in the Rocky Mountains Region

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Soil Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains Region

Colorado State University - Fort Collins comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Colorado State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Fort Collins. Students who receive their bachelor's in soil sciences from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $39,100.

The average amount in student loans that soil sciences majors at Colorado State take out while working on their bachelor's is $18,266. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $157.

Full Soil Sciences at Colorado State University - Fort Collins Report

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Best Soil Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best soil sciences colleges for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 189 20
Colorado 186 30
Idaho 167 19

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Soil Sciences has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 339
Agricultural Economics & Business 247
Plant Sciences 123
Animal Services 95
Horticulture 73

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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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