Best Colleges for Earth Sciences

6,574

Graduates Per Year

$56K

Average Salary

#70

Most Popular Major

Salary

Average Salary

$39,801

3% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

120

Hydrology

$39,801

121

Earth Sciences

$39,801

122

Plant Sciences

$39,598

Salary Over Time

$39,801

Y2

Y3

Y4

Y5

$56,010

Y6

Common Roles

Service Technician

26,000

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

49,000

Medical Assistant

25,000

Highest Earning Cohorts

Highest Earning Region

Mid East

$43,766

Highest Earning State

WI

$46,354

Highest Earning School

California State University-Sacramento

$55,512

SALARY

College is a major investment for most students. It's critical to ensure you justify your spend. It is our goal that the following job placement and earnings information help you make a well informed decision when selecting your focus.

The average Earth Sciences alumni brings in a first year salary of $41,384 a year (close to national median 43rd percentile). Later on in their vocations, they can make up to $110,225 down to $27,961, but average about $56,010. Just so you know, that is 45% more than the United States' average.

The most common job title for an Earth Sciences graduate is Service Technician, which commonly make close to $26,000; next are Clinical Laboratory Scientist and Medical Assistant, which often make about $49,000 and $25,000 respectively.

The Mid East has the highest grossing Earth Sciences graduates. WI has the most well paid Earth Sciences alumni of any state.