Natural Resource Management

2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in Colorado

16 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,850 Avg Salary
$25,682 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Natural Resource Management School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in ColoradoNatural Resource Management is the #142 most popular major in Colorado with 16 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 1,307 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.2% were from a college or university in the state. The resource management school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Resource Management Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in Colorado ranking analyzed 2 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Natural Resource Management Majors

After graduating, natural resource management majors that go to school in Colorado go on to jobs making an average of $37,850 per year. This is comparable to the national average salary for a typical college graduate from any field.

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 Colorado make 19% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in Colorado  37,850
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75,800
Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,905
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75,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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75,800

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Grads in Colorado

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Resource Management Graduates in Colorado

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Metropolitan State University of Denver. MSU Denver is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Denver. Resource Management majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $39,600.

On average, resource management graduates from MSU Denver take out $31,339 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $305.

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Colorado State University - Fort Collins earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Colorado State is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Fort Collins. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, resource management majors make an average salary of $36,100.

Resource Management majors at Colorado State take out an average of $20,465 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $228.

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Best Natural Resource Management Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resource Management Schools in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 189 7
Idaho 167 7
Montana 131 32

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 476
Forestry 27

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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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