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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

Finding the Best Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in WyomingWith 40 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources conservation is the #23 most popular major in Wyoming. This means that of the 16,348 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.2% were from a college or university 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.

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 graduation, natural resources conservation majors from schools in Wyoming earn an average salary of $26,500 per year. Unfortunately, that is 33% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

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 town of Laramie, U of Wyoming is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, conservation majors make an average salary of $26,500.

On average, conservation graduates from U of Wyoming take out $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 Colleges 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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