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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Utah

105 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,950 Avg Salary
$19,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in UtahIn 2018-2019, 105 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources conservation students who went to a Utah college or university. This makes it the #69 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.6% 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 Conservation list to help you make the college decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Utah ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in conservation.

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.

How Much Do Natural Resources Conservation Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, natural resources conservation majors that go to school in Utah go on to jobs making an average of $26,950 per year. That's not so great, since it is 32% 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 conservation is $30,240. That's about 11% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Utah.

Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools in Utah  26,950
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Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,240
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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54,000

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Grads in Utah

The following colleges produce the highest paid conservation graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Conservation Graduates in Utah

#1

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College Utah comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Westminster College Salt Lake is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Salt Lake City. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, conservation majors make an average salary of $28,300.

After completing their bachelor's degree, conservation graduates from Westminster College Salt Lake carry an average student debtload of $19,875. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $239.

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#2

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public college with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in conservation from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $25,600.

After completing their bachelor's degree, conservation graduates from U of U carry an average student debtload of $16,995. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $156.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 186 476
Idaho 167 79
Montana 131 89
Wyoming 69 40

One of 5 majors within the Natural Resources & Conservation area of study, Natural Resources Conservation has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Wildlife Management 56
Natural Resource Management 7
Fisheries Sciences 4
Forestry 4

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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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