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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in Oregon

113 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,900 Avg Salary
$28,775 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Natural Resource Management School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in OregonNatural Resource Management is the #55 most popular major in Oregon with 113 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 8.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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 Resource Management Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Natural Resource Management Majors

The average natural resource management major who graduates from a school in Oregon earns about $26,900 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 32% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in resource management make more than those who graduate from schools in Oregon. The national average salary is $31,905.

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in Oregon  26,900
Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,905
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Grads in Oregon

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 Oregon


Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resource management school. Oregon State is a very large public school located in the small city of Corvallis. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, resource management majors make an average salary of $26,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, resource management graduates from Oregon State carry an average student debtload of $28,391. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $299.

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Best Natural Resource Management Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resource Management Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 113
Washington 229 13
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.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 393
Fisheries Sciences 103
Forestry 14

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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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