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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in the Far Western US Region

271 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,600 Avg Salary
$19,538 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in the Far Western US RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, natural resource management was ranked #152 in the country. In fact 1,307 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 271 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Resource Management Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in the Far Western US Region ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in resource management.

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.

How Much Do Natural Resource Management Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, natural resource management majors that go to school in the Far Western US Region go on to jobs making an average of $33,600 per year. Unfortunately, that is 16% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Looking at resource management schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $31,905. This means that graduates from schools in the Far Western US Region make 5% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in the Far Western US Region  33,600
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Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,905
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67,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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67,200

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Grads in the Far Western US Region

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Resource Management Graduates in the Far Western US Region

Our rankings recognize California State University - Bakersfield as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Bakersfield, California State University - Bakersfield is a public school with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in resource management from the school is $50,600.

After completing their bachelor's degree, resource management graduates from California State University - Bakersfield carry an average student debtload of $16,912. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $132, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of San Luis Obispo. Students who receive their bachelor's in resource management from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $29,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, resource management graduates from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo carry an average student debtload of $19,478. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $195.

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University of Redlands

Redlands, CA

University of Redlands comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. U of Redlands is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Redlands.

On average, resource management graduates from U of Redlands take out $24,611 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Our rankings recognize Oregon State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Oregon State is a very large public school located in the city of Corvallis. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, resource management majors make an average salary of $26,900.

Resource Management majors at Oregon State take out an average of $28,391 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $299, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize Humboldt State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Arcata, Humboldt State University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in resource management from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $25,600.

While working on their bachelor's, resource management majors at Humboldt State University accumulate an average of around $19,617 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $185.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Hawaii at Manoa. UHM is a large public school located in the large city of Honolulu.

After completing their bachelor's degree, resource management graduates from UHM carry an average student debtload of $18,438.

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Best Natural Resource Management Colleges by State

Explore the best natural resource management colleges for a specific state in the Far Western US region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 113
Washington 229 13
Oregon 178 113
Nevada 117 1
Hawaii 115 31

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

Majors Similar to Resource Management

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 3,983
Wildlife Management 222
Fisheries Sciences 130
Forestry 123

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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 Brian M. Powell.

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