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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Mississippi

40 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,500 Avg Salary
$18,791 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Forestry School for You

Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in MississippiIn 2018-2019, 40 bachelor's degrees were awarded to forestry students who went to a Mississippi college or university. This makes it the #67 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.5% of all the forestry 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 Forestry 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 Forestry Majors After Graduation

After graduation, forestry majors from schools in Mississippi earn an average salary of $37,500 per year. Unfortunately, that is 6% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a forestry degree is $36,974. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools in Mississippi  37,500
Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,974
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Grads in Mississippi

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid forestry graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in Mississippi


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Our rankings recognize Mississippi State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public college with a very large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, forestry majors make an average salary of $37,500.

On average, forestry graduates from Mississippi State take out $20,547 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $195, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
Louisiana 163 30
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
Wildlife Management 44
Natural Resources Conservation 9

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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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