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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 VermontNatural Resources Conservation is one of the most popular subjects to study in Vermont. With 324 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 3rd out of all the majors we track. This means that of the 16,348 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.0% were from a college or university in the state. The conservation 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 Conservation Graduates.

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.

How Much Do Natural Resources Conservation Majors Make After Graduation?

The average natural resources conservation major who graduates from a school in Vermont earns about $25,300 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 36% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

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
Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,240
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Grads in Vermont

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Conservation Graduates in Vermont


University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the 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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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 midsize suburb of Colchester, Saint Michael's is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. Conservation majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school 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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