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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in North Carolina

93 Bachelor's Degrees
$65,300 Avg Salary
$23,190 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Forestry School for You

Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in North CarolinaForestry is the #94 most popular major in North Carolina with 93 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 8.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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 North Carolina earn an average salary of $65,300 per year. This is 64% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

Looking at forestry schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $36,974. This means that graduates from schools in North Carolina make 77% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools in North Carolina  65,300
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 North Carolina

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in North Carolina

North Carolina State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. NC State is a very large public school located in the city of Raleigh. Forestry majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $65,300.

While working on their bachelor's, forestry majors at NC State accumulate an average of around $22,312 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $241.

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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
Virginia 206 87
South Carolina 188 23
Alabama 183 35
Kentucky 177 13
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 732
Natural Resource Management 32

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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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