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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Vermont

324 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,300 Avg Salary
$20,156 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in VermontIn 2018-2019, natural resources conservation students earned 324 bachelor's degrees from a Vermont school, making the subject the 3rd in the state. This means that 2.0% 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 Conservation Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Vermont ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in conservation.

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 Resources Conservation Majors

After graduating, natural resources conservation majors that go to school in Vermont go on to jobs making an average of $25,300 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 36% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in conservation is $30,240. That's about 16% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Vermont.

Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools in Vermont  25,300
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Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,240
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50,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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50,600

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Grads in Vermont

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Conservation Graduates in Vermont

#1

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Burlington, UVM is a public school with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, conservation majors make an average salary of $25,700.

While working on their bachelor's, conservation majors at UVM accumulate an average of around $20,948 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $230.

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#2

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT

Our rankings recognize Saint Michael's College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Colchester, Saint Michael's is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, conservation majors make an average salary of $24,900.

Conservation majors at Saint Michael's take out an average of $25,136 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 806
Connecticut 176 190
Rhode Island 156 72
New Hampshire 153 362
Maine 152 224

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resource Management 19
Forestry 12

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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 Lynn Betts.

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