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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Wyoming

40 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,500 Avg Salary
$26,955 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in WyomingNatural Resources Conservation is the #23 most popular major in Wyoming with 40 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Conservation Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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 Resources Conservation Majors After Graduation

After graduating, natural resources conservation majors that go to school in Wyoming go on to jobs making an average of $26,500 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 33% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in conservation make more than those who graduate from schools in Wyoming. The national average salary is $30,240.

Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools in Wyoming  26,500
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 Wyoming

The highest paid conservation majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Conservation Graduates in Wyoming


University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

University of Wyoming landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resources conservation school. Located in the remote town of Laramie, UW is a public college with a large student population. Conservation majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $26,500.

Conservation majors at UW take out an average of $23,242 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 Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 189 105
Colorado 186 476
Idaho 167 79
Montana 131 89

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

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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