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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in Louisiana

78 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,100 Avg Salary
$23,250 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Graduates in LouisianaWith 78 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources conservation is the #58 most popular major in Louisiana. This means that of the 16,348 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.5% 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 Louisiana 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Natural Resources Conservation Majors

After graduation, natural resources conservation majors from schools in Louisiana earn an average salary of $34,100 per year. Unfortunately, that is 14% 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 13% higher than the national average of $30,240 per year for conservation graduates.

Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools in Louisiana  34,100
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68,200
Average Salary for Conservation Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,240
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68,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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68,200

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2021 Highest Paid Natural Resources Conservation Grads in Louisiana

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid natural resources conservation majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Conservation Graduates in Louisiana

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public school with a very large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, conservation majors make an average salary of $36,000.

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Tulane University of Louisiana landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid natural resources conservation school. Tulane is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New Orleans. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, conservation majors make an average salary of $32,200.

Conservation majors at Tulane take out an average of $21,364 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $241.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 162
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
Mississippi 158 9
West Virginia 142 313

Natural Resources Conservation is one of 5 different types of Natural Resources & Conservation programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resource Management 71
Forestry 30
Wildlife Management 8

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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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