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Agricultural Economics in South Dakota

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Agricultural Economics Schools in South Dakota

In 2018-2019, 193 students earned their Agricultural Business degrees in SD.

An Agricultural Economics major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in South Dakota

Agricultural Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 117
Bachelor’s Degree 64
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 12

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a agricultural business major is more popular with men than with women.

Agricultural Economics Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of agricultural business majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.5%
  • White: 97.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%
Agricultural Economics Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in South Dakota

There are 3,430 people in the state and 2,210,520 people in the nation working in agricultural business jobs.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, agricultural business grads earn an average of $46,030. Nationwide, they make an average of $55,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in South Dakota that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,228 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.40% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 70% of the teachers are full time.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,512 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. In their early career, South Dakota State grads earn an average salary of $37,900. It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,162 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,000 a year. This public school has an average net price of $12,725. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

Agricultural Economics Careers in SD

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Agricultural Sciences Professors 12% $80,310
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $37,330
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 6% $27,400
Farm and Home Management Advisors 6% $0
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 5% $39,990
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 3% $47,290
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents 0% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to agricultural business.

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Animal Science 131
General Agriculture 73
Plant Sciences 67
Agricultural Mechanization 47
Agricultural Production 43
Agricultural Public Services 31
Horticulture 29
Food Science Technology 8

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View Nationwide Agricultural Economics Report


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