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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2015
growing 6.7%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
declining -8.05%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 3.91%
Average Wage
growing 3.77%
People in Workforce
growing 3%
Average Employee Age
declining -0.9%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Natural Resource Management & Policy and the types of students that study this field. Oregon State University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Vermilion Community College and Unity College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Natural Resource Management & Policy. Tuition costs for Natural Resource Management & Policy majors are, on average, $7,034 for in-state public colleges, and $33,250 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Natural Resource Management & Policy programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural Resources & Conservation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of environmental quality & housing programs is the industry that employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Natural Resources & Conservation majors, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. .


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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 41, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,884) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Natural Resource Management & Policy field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Natural Resource Management & Policy majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Natural Resource Management & Policy majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Science, and Equipment Maintenance.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Natural Resource Management & Policy majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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