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2021 Highest Paid Soil Sciences Graduates in Tennessee

40 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,300 Avg Salary
$24,000 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Soil Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Soil Sciences Graduates in TennesseeWith 40 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, soil sciences is the #99 most popular major in Tennessee. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 15.5% of all the soil 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 Soil Sciences Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that 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.

Salaries of Soil Sciences Majors After Graduation

After graduation, soil sciences majors from schools in Tennessee earn an average salary of $34,300 per year. Unfortunately, that is 14% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, soil sciences majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $39,200. That's 12% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Tennessee.

Average Salary for Soil Sciences Graduates from Schools in Tennessee  34,300
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 Tennessee

The following colleges produce the highest paid soil sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Soil Sciences Graduates in Tennessee

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid soil sciences school. UT Knoxville is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Knoxville. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, soil sciences majors make an average salary of $34,300.

While working on their bachelor's, soil sciences majors at UT Knoxville accumulate an average of around $20,283 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $249.

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Best Soil Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Soil Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 4
Florida 214 2
North Carolina 207 1
South Carolina 188 9
Alabama 183 0

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

Majors Similar to Soil Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 286
Animal Science 170
Agricultural Economics & Business 76
Plant Sciences 51
Food Science Technology 45

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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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