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2020 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Louisiana

30 Bachelor's Degrees

Finding the Best Forestry School for You

Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in LouisianaForestry is the #97 most popular major in Louisiana with 30 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 1,156 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Forestry Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Louisiana ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in forestry.

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.

How Much Do Forestry Majors Make After Graduation?

The average forestry major who graduates from a school in Louisiana earns about $0 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 100% 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 forestry make more than those who graduate from schools in Louisiana. The national average salary is $36,974.

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2020 Highest Paid Forestry Grads in Louisiana

The following colleges produce the highest paid forestry graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in Louisiana

Louisiana Tech University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Ruston, Louisiana Tech is a public college with a large student population.

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Southern University and A & M College comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge, Southern University and A & M College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

While working on their bachelor's, forestry majors at Southern University and A & M College accumulate an average of around $28,081 in student debt.

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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
Kentucky 177 13
Arkansas 164 11
Mississippi 158 40
West Virginia 142 37

One of 5 majors within the Natural Resources & Conservation area of study, Forestry has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 78
Natural Resource Management 71
Wildlife Management 8

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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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