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Plant Sciences in New Mexico

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Plant Sciences Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 28 students earned their Plant Sciences degrees in NM.

As a degree choice, Plant Sciences is the 116th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Plant Sciences Majors in New Mexico

Plant Sciences majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 14
Master’s Degree 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a plant sciences major is more popular with men than with women.

Plant Sciences Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of plant sciences majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.4%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.0%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Plant Sciences Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Plant Sciences Grads in New Mexico

540 people in the state and 79,190 in the nation are employed in jobs related to plant sciences.

Plant Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Plant Sciences Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a plant sciences grad in the state is $57,840, compared to a typical salary of $70,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,289 Total Students

In their early career, NMSU Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

Plant Sciences Careers in NM

Some of the careers plant sciences majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Soil and Plant Scientists 0% $61,610
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 0% $40,140
Conservation Scientists 0% $67,530
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -2% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to plant sciences.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Animal Science 90
General Agriculture 31
Agricultural Economics 24
Horticulture 16
Soil Sciences 4
Agricultural Public Services 3
Food Science Technology 1

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