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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in the Southeast Region

341 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,740 Avg Salary
$21,862 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in the Southeast 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, 341 went to students in the Southeast region of the United States. 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 the Southeast Region ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

Salaries of Natural Resource Management Majors After Graduation

The average natural resource management major who graduates from a school in the Southeast Region earns about $28,740 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 28% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, resource management majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $31,905. That's 10% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in the Southeast Region .

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in the Southeast Region  28,740
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Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,905
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,400

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Grads in the Southeast Region

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Resource Management Graduates in the Southeast Region

#1

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV

Our rankings recognize Glenville State College as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Glenville, Glenville State College is a public college with a small student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in resource management from the school is $33,700.

The average amount in student loans that resource management majors at Glenville State College take out while working on their bachelor's is $25,460. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $246, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Western Carolina University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resource management school. WCU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Cullowhee. Students who receive their bachelor's in resource management from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $30,100.

After completing their bachelor's degree, resource management graduates from WCU carry an average student debtload of $16,330. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $155, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Georgia. Located in the midsize city of Athens, UGA is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Resource Management majors at UGA take out an average of $23,838 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

Our rankings recognize University of Miami as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Coral Gables, U Miami is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their bachelor's, resource management majors at U Miami accumulate an average of around $17,193 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $163.

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The University of Tennessee - Martin landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resource management school. Located in the town of Martin, UT Martin is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in resource management from the school is $29,800.

The average amount in student loans that resource management majors at UT Martin take out while working on their bachelor's is $23,137. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $244, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Florida Gulf Coast University. FGCU is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Fort Myers. Students who receive their bachelor's in resource management from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $25,600.

On average, resource management graduates from FGCU take out $20,063 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $202, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to St Petersburg College. Located in the city of Clearwater, SPC is a public school with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that resource management majors at SPC take out while working on their bachelor's is $31,193. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $320.

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resource management school. Louisiana State University is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge. Resource Management majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $24,500.

Resource Management majors at Louisiana State University take out an average of $21,472 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 $258.

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Best Natural Resource Management Colleges by State

Explore the best natural resource management schools for a specific state in the Southeast region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 11
Florida 214 97
Tennessee 209 36
North Carolina 207 32
Virginia 206 18
Alabama 183 16
Arkansas 164 2
Louisiana 163 71
West Virginia 142 58

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 2,931
Wildlife Management 512
Forestry 500
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 3

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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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