2021 Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Graduates in the Far Western US Region
Finding the Best Fisheries Sciences School for You
Out of all the majors we analyze each year, fisheries sciences was ranked #217 in the country. In fact 405 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 130 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States. The fisheries school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Fisheries Graduates.
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.
Comparing Average Salaries of Fisheries Sciences Majors
After graduating, fisheries sciences majors that go to school in the Far Western US Region go on to jobs making an average of $24,800 per year. Unfortunately, that is 38% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.
Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in fisheries make more than those who graduate from schools in the Far Western US Region . The national average salary is $26,120.
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2021 Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Grads in the Far Western US Region
Best Schools for Highly Paid Fisheries Graduates in the Far Western US Region
Our rankings recognize Oregon State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public school with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in fisheries from the school is $24,800.
On average, fisheries graduates from Oregon State take out $25,236 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $261, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Humboldt State University. Humboldt State University is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Arcata.
On average, fisheries graduates from Humboldt State University take out $27,330 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.Request Information
University of Alaska Fairbanks earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small suburb of Fairbanks, UAF is a public school with a medium-sized student population.
While working on their bachelor's, fisheries majors at UAF accumulate an average of around $20,887 in student debt.Request Information
Best Fisheries Sciences Colleges by State
Explore the best fisheries sciences schools for a specific state in the Far Western US region.
Fisheries Sciences Related Rankings by Major
One of 5 majors within the Natural Resources & Conservation area of study, Fisheries Sciences has other similar majors worth exploring.
Most Popular Majors Related to Fisheries
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Natural Resources Conservation||3,983|
|Natural Resource Management||271|
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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