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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in North Carolina

32 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,100 Avg Salary
$14,894 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Natural Resource Management School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in North CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 32 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resource management students who went to a North Carolina college or university. This makes it the #144 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.4% 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 Resource Management list to help you make the college decision.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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 North Carolina earns about $30,100 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 24% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in resource management is $31,905. That's about 6% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in North Carolina.

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in North Carolina  30,100
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 North Carolina

The following colleges produce the highest paid resource management graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Resource Management Graduates in North Carolina

Our rankings recognize Western Carolina University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Cullowhee, WCU is a public school with a large student population. Resource Management majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $30,100.

While working on their bachelor's, resource management majors at WCU accumulate an average of around $16,330 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $155, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Natural Resource Management Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resource Management Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

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

Natural Resource Management is one of 5 different types of Natural Resources & Conservation programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 732
Forestry 93

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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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