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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Montana

274 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,100 Avg Salary
$24,711 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in MontanaPsychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in Montana. With 274 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track. This means that 0.2% 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 Psychology Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Montana ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in psychology.

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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Psychology Majors

The average psychology major who graduates from a school in Montana earns about $27,100 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 32% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a psychology degree is $28,141. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools in Montana  27,100
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54,200
Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,141
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54,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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54,200

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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Grads in Montana

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Psychology Graduates in Montana

#1

Carroll College

Helena, MT

Carroll College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Carroll Montana is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Helena.

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Our rankings recognize Montana State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public college with a large student population.

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Montana State University - Billings landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. Montana State University - Billings is a small public school located in the midsize city of Billings.

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The University of Montana comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Missoula, University of Montana is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 2,097
Idaho 34 569
Utah 33 1,406
Wyoming 25 122

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 256
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 18

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 521
Social Sciences 375
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
Communication & Journalism 145
History 104

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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 Nevit Dilmen.

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