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2021 Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Graduates in the Southwest Region

22 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,000 Avg Salary
$23,120 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Fisheries Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Fisheries Sciences Graduates in the Southwest RegionFisheries Sciences is the #217 most popular major in the country with 405 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 22 went to students in the Southwest 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 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.

Salaries of Fisheries Sciences Majors After Graduation

After graduation, fisheries sciences majors from schools in the Southwest Region earn an average salary of $25,000 per year. That's not so great, since it is 37% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a fisheries degree is $26,120. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Fisheries Graduates from Schools in the Southwest Region  25,000
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 the Southwest Region

The following colleges produce the highest paid fisheries graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Fisheries Graduates in the Southwest Region

Texas A&M University - College Station earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, fisheries majors make an average salary of $25,000.

After completing their bachelor's degree, fisheries graduates from Texas A&M carry an average student debtload of $22,174. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $240.

Full Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University - College Station Report

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Best Fisheries Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best fisheries sciences colleges for a specific state in the Southwest region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 229 22

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 1,385
Wildlife Management 209
Forestry 65
Natural Resource Management 64

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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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