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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Georgia

162 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,000 Avg Salary
$24,904 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in GeorgiaIn 2018-2019, 162 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources conservation students who went to a Georgia college or university. This makes it the #68 most popular major in the state. This means that 1.0% 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.

How Much Do Natural Resources Conservation Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, natural resources conservation majors that go to school in Georgia go on to jobs making an average of $33,000 per year. Unfortunately, that is 17% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 9% higher than the national average of $30,240 per year for conservation graduates.

Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools in Georgia  33,000
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 Georgia

The following colleges produce the highest paid conservation graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Conservation Graduates in Georgia

University of North Georgia landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resources conservation school. UNG is a large public school located in the town of Dahlonega. Students who receive their bachelor's in conservation from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $33,000.

The average amount in student loans that conservation majors at UNG take out while working on their bachelor's is $30,510. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $301.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Florida 214 730
Tennessee 209 91
North Carolina 207 732
Virginia 206 363
South Carolina 188 103
Alabama 183 173
Kentucky 177 109
Arkansas 164 68
Louisiana 163 78
Mississippi 158 9
West Virginia 142 313

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

Majors Similar to Conservation

Related Major Annual Graduates
Forestry 51
Wildlife Management 46
Natural Resource Management 11

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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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