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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in West Virginia

58 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,700 Avg Salary
$23,750 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Natural Resource Management Graduates in West VirginiaNatural Resource Management is the #58 most popular major in West Virginia with 58 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 4.4% 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.

Salaries of Natural Resource Management Majors After Graduation

After graduation, natural resource management majors from schools in West Virginia earn an average salary of $33,700 per year. That's not so great, since it is 15% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

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 West Virginia make 6% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Resource Management Graduates from Schools in West Virginia  33,700
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 West Virginia

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 West Virginia


Glenville State College

Glenville, WV

Glenville State College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the remote town of Glenville, Glenville State College is a public school with a small student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in resource management from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $33,700.

After completing their bachelor's degree, resource management graduates from Glenville State College carry an average student debtload of $25,460. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $246, 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
Tennessee 209 36
North Carolina 207 32
Virginia 206 18
Alabama 183 16
Arkansas 164 2
Louisiana 163 71

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 313
Wildlife Management 75
Forestry 37

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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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