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2021 Highest Paid Physical Sciences Graduates in Montana

136 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,300 Avg Salary
$24,313 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Physical Sciences Graduates in MontanaPhysical Sciences is the #14 most popular major in Montana with 136 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.4% 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 Physical Sciences 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 Physical Sciences Majors Make After Graduation?

The average physical sciences major who graduates from a school in Montana earns about $30,300 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 24% 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 graduates with a bachelor's degree in physical sciences is $35,669. That's about 15% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Montana.

Average Salary for Physical Sciences Graduates from Schools in Montana  30,300
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60,600
Average Salary for Physical Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,669
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60,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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60,600

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2021 Highest Paid Physical Sciences Grads in Montana

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Physical Sciences Graduates in Montana

Montana Tech of the University of Montana landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid physical sciences school. Located in the remote town of Butte, Montana Tech is a public college with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Montana State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to The University of Montana. Located in the small city of Missoula, UM is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Best Physical Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 655
Idaho 34 163
Utah 33 426
Wyoming 25 98

Physical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Chemistry 58
Geological & Earth Sciences 56
Physics 22

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 802
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 511
Natural Resources & Conservation 223
Computer & Information Sciences 153
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 152

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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 NASA.

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