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2021 Highest Paid Wildlife Management Graduates in Kentucky

41 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,000 Avg Salary
$23,810 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Wildlife Management School for You

Highest Paid Wildlife Management Graduates in KentuckyIn 2018-2019, 41 bachelor's degrees were awarded to wildlife management students who went to a Kentucky college or university. This makes it the #90 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.3% of all the wildlife bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Wildlife Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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 Wildlife Management Majors

After graduation, wildlife management majors from schools in Kentucky earn an average salary of $24,000 per year. That's not so great, since it is 40% 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 wildlife bachelor's degree holders is $24,411. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Kentucky.

Average Salary for Wildlife Graduates from Schools in Kentucky  24,000
Average Salary for Wildlife Graduates from Schools Nationwide  24,411
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Wildlife Management Grads in Kentucky

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid wildlife management majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Wildlife Graduates in Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Richmond, Eastern is a public college with a large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in wildlife from the school is $24,000.

After completing their bachelor's degree, wildlife graduates from Eastern carry an average student debtload of $21,840. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $235, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Wildlife Management Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Wildlife Management Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 46
Florida 214 68
Tennessee 209 95
Virginia 206 71
Alabama 183 28
Arkansas 164 36
Louisiana 163 8
Mississippi 158 44
West Virginia 142 75

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 109
Forestry 13
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 3

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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 Nicholas A. Tonelli.

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