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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in Tennessee

36 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,800 Avg Salary
$23,494 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Natural Resource Management School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in TennesseeIn 2018-2019, 36 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resource management students who went to a Tennessee college or university. This makes it the #105 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.8% of all the resource management bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.

Salaries of Natural Resource Management Majors After Graduation

After graduating, natural resource management majors that go to school in Tennessee go on to jobs making an average of $29,800 per year. That's not so great, since it is 25% 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 7% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Tennessee.

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in Tennessee  29,800
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 Tennessee

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 Tennessee

The University of Tennessee - Martin comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the remote 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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Best Natural Resource Management Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 11
Florida 214 97
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
Wildlife Management 95
Natural Resources Conservation 91
Forestry 19

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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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