Poultry Science

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2021
214
growing 32.1%
Average Wage
$80,028
growing 5.33%
People in Workforce
549,217
growing 2.16%
Average Employee Age
44.2
growing 0.242%

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In 2021, the locations with the highest concentration of Poultry Science degree recipients are College Station, TX, Fayetteville, AR, and Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA. In 2021, the locations with a relatively high number of Poultry Science degree recipients are Fayetteville, AR, Mississippi State, MS, and College Station, TX. The most common degree awarded to students studying Poultry Science is a bachelors degree.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Poultry Science and the types of students that study this field. Texas A & M University-College Station awards the most degrees in Poultry Science in the US, but University of Arkansas and Mississippi State University have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Poultry Science.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Poultry Science programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (9 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (206 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Poultry Science

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Poultry Science, is Public, 4-year or above (206 completions in 2021).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

Texas A & M University-College Station has the most Poultry Science degree recipients, with 78 degrees awarded in 2021.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Poultry Science programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, University of Arkansas has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Poultry Science, with 0.505%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Poultry Science

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Agriculture graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Agriculture majors is $80,028 and the most common occupations are Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Other managers, and Veterinarians.

The industry that employs the most Agriculture majors is Farming, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Railroad rolling stock manufacturing.

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$80,028
Average Wage in Workforce
± $2,618
5.33%
1 Year Growth
± 4.43%

The average salary for Agriculture majors is $80,028 and the most common occupations are Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Other managers, and Veterinarians.

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Highest Paying Locations

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Most Common

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The most common occupations Agriculture majors, by number of employees, are Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Other managers, and Veterinarians.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Agriculture majors working as Agricultural & food scientists, Veterinarians, and Conservation scientists & foresters.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Agriculture majors are Surgeons, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists.

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Occupations by Share

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549,217
2021 Workforce
± 18,161
2.16%
1 Year Growth
± 4.6%

The number of Agriculture graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 2.16%, from 537,605 in 2020 to 549,217 in 2021.

The largest single share of Agriculture graduates go on to work as Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (5.2%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Agriculture by share of the total number of graduates.

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Most Common

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The most common industries that employ Agriculture majors, by number of employees, are Farming, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Elementary & secondary schools.

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Poultry Science is from the 2 Digit Course Agriculture.
549,217
2021 Workforce
± 18,161
2.16%
1 Year Growth
± 4.6%

The number of Agriculture graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 2.16%, from 537,605 in 2020 to 549,217 in 2021.

The industry which employs the most Agriculture graduates by share is Farming, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Agriculture.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Poultry Science is from the 2 Digit Course Agriculture.

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

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Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Agriculture in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Agriculture is 44.2.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Male employees are more likely to hold Agriculture degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Agriculture (160 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Poultry Science is from the 2 Digit Course Agriculture.
44.2
Average Age in 2021
± 0.468 Years
0.242%
1 Year Change
± 1.5%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Agriculture. The most common ages of employees with this major are 26 and 24 years old, which represent 2.72% and 2.63% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Poultry Science are Bachelors Degree, Research Doctorate, and Masters Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Poultry Science is from the 2 Digit Course Agriculture.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Agriculture are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (50.5%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    160 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Poultry Science for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Male
    6 degrees awarded
  2. Non-resident Alien Male
    5 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    4 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Research Doctorate recipients in Poultry Science.

White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Poultry Science is from the 2 Digit Course Agriculture.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. China
    7,006 degree recipients
  2. Mexico
    6,364 degree recipients
  3. India
    5,553 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Zimbabwe
    6.4 times more than expected
  2. Georgia (country)
    5.03 times more than expected
  3. Eastern Africa, Not Specified
    4.43 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Zimbabwe that hold Agriculture degrees (6.4 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 (7,006 degree recipients).

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