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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Kentucky

13 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,800 Avg Salary

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Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in KentuckyForestry is the #132 most popular major in Kentucky with 13 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.1% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Forestry 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 Forestry Majors After Graduation

After graduating, forestry majors that go to school in Kentucky go on to jobs making an average of $33,800 per year. That's not so great, since it is 15% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, forestry majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $36,974. That's 9% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Kentucky.

Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools in Kentucky  33,800
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67,600
Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,974
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67,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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67,600

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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Grads in Kentucky

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid forestry majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in Kentucky

#1

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Lexington, UK is a public school with a very large student population. Forestry majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $33,800.

Forestry majors at UK take out an average of $25,368 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best Forestry Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Forestry Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 51
Florida 214 61
Tennessee 209 19
North Carolina 207 93
Virginia 206 87
South Carolina 188 23
Alabama 183 35
Arkansas 164 11
Louisiana 163 30
Mississippi 158 40
West Virginia 142 37

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

Majors Similar to Forestry

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 109
Wildlife Management 41
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 3

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Bureau of Land Management.

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