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2021 Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin

63 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,500 Avg Salary
$23,925 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Fisheries Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Graduates in WisconsinFisheries Sciences is the #99 most popular major in Wisconsin with 63 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 15.6% of all the fisheries bachelor's degrees in the country. 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 Fisheries 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 Fisheries Sciences Majors

After graduating, fisheries sciences majors that go to school in Wisconsin go on to jobs making an average of $29,500 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 26% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 13% higher than the national average of $26,120 per year for fisheries graduates.

Average Salary for Fisheries Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  29,500
Average Salary for Fisheries Graduates from Schools Nationwide  26,120
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Grads in Wisconsin

The following colleges produce the highest paid fisheries graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Fisheries Graduates in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid fisheries sciences school. Located in the town of Stevens Point, UW - Stevens Point is a public college with a medium-sized student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in fisheries from the school is $29,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, fisheries graduates from UW - Stevens Point carry an average student debtload of $22,070. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $248.

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Best Fisheries Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Fisheries Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 52
Ohio 246 1
Indiana 227 35

Fisheries Sciences is one of 5 different types of Natural Resources & Conservation programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Fisheries

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 406
Natural Resource Management 93
Forestry 88
Wildlife Management 88
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 20

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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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