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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017

212

growing 26.2%

Median In-State​
Public Tuition

$7,307

growing 1.23%

Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition

$32,011

growing 8.53%

Average Wage

$68,265

growing 1.52%

People in Workforce

373,404

growing 4.59%

Average Employee Age

40.5

declining 0.827%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research degree recipients are Seattle, WA, Minneapolis, MN, and Stanford, CA. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research degree recipients are Ashland, WI, Greenfield Town, MA, and Charlotte Amalie West, VI. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is a bachelors degree.

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Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research and the types of students that study this field. South Seattle College awards the most degrees in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research in the US, but South Seattle College and Northland College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research.

Tuition costs for Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research majors are, on average, $7,307 for in-state public colleges, and $32,011 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (20 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (157 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research, is Public, 4-year or above (157 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$7,307

Median In-State Public

$32,011

Median Out of State Private

South Seattle College has the most Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research degree recipients, with 39 degrees awarded in 2017.

The following bar chart shows the state tuition for the top 5 institutions with the most degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research.

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Specialized Colleges

Highest Concentration Institution

  1. 5.23%

  2. 4.96%

  3. 2.29%

Out of all institutions that offer Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, South Seattle College and Northland College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research, with 5.23% and 4.96%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural Resources & Conservation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Natural Resources & Conservation majors is $68,265 and the most common occupations are Other managers, Postsecondary teachers, and Elementary & middle school teachers.

The industry that employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation majors is Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$68,265

Average Wage in Workforce

± $2,649

1.52%

1 Year Growth

± 5.36%

The average salary for Natural Resources & Conservation majors is $68,265 and the most common occupations are Other managers, Postsecondary teachers, and Elementary & middle school teachers.

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Natural Resources & Conservation majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Natural Resources & Conservation majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Natural Resources & Conservation majors, by number of employees, are Other managers, Postsecondary teachers, and Elementary & middle school teachers.

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

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373,404

2018 Workforce

± 14,984

4.59%

1 Year Growth

± 5.49%

The number of Natural Resources & Conservation graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 4.59%, from 357,006 in 2017 to 373,404 in 2018.

The largest single share of Natural Resources & Conservation graduates go on to work as Other managers (5.94%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Natural Resources & Conservation by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

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373,404

2018 Workforce

± 14,984

4.59%

1 Year Growth

± 5.49%

The number of Natural Resources & Conservation graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 4.59%, from 357,006 in 2017 to 373,404 in 2018.

The industry which employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation graduates by share is Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

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Specialty Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Natural Resources & Conservation majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation is 40.5, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Male employees are more likely to hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees, and White students earn the majority (140) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.

40.5

Average Age in 2018

± 0.516 Years

0.827%

1 Year Change

± 1.84%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation. The most common ages of employees with this major are 26 and 27 years old, which represent 3.89% and 3.84% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Natural Resources & Conservation are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Doctorate degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (55.2%)

Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    140 degrees awarded

  2. Non-resident Alien

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination

  1. White Male

    37 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    3 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Countries of Origin

  1. China

    1,898 degree recipients

  2. Mexico

    1,645 degree recipients

  3. Canada

    1,553 degree recipients

High Relative Number of Students

  1. Nepal

    12.7 times more than expected

  2. France

    6.98 times more than expected

  3. Taiwan

    4.3 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Nepal that hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees (12.7 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is China (1,898 degree recipients).

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