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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
114
growing 37.3%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$11,334
growing 1.39%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$30,776
growing 2.9%
Average Wage
$67,785
growing 4.86%
People in Workforce
341,207
growing 7.94%
Average Employee Age
40.8
declining 0.59%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Natural Resource Economics and the types of students that study this field. University of Rhode Island awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Baldwin Wallace University and Master's Colleges and Universities have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Natural Resource Economics. Tuition costs for Natural Resource Economics majors are, on average, $11,334 for in-state public colleges, and $30,776 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Natural Resource Economics programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.

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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. 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 Nondepository credit & related activities.

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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 40.8, 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 (82) of the degrees.

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Skills

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

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 Economics 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 Repairing is very distinctive for majors, but the Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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