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Natural Resource Management Schools in California

125 Resource Management students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Natural Resource Management major is the 223rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Natural Resource Management Majors in California

Resource Management majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 113
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

In California, a resource management major is more popular with men than with women.

Natural Resource Management Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of resource management majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.6%
  • White: 62.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.6%
Natural Resource Management Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Natural Resource Management Grads in California

199,030 people in the state and 1,826,070 in the nation are employed in jobs related to resource management.

Natural Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Natural Resource Management Jobs in California

In this state, resource management grads earn an average of $82,000. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,140.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in California that offer resource management degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
22,013 Total Students

In their early career, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo grads earn an average salary of $52,100. 64% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.46 years to graduate.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
4,598 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. An average student at University of Redlands will pay a net price of $25,727.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,540 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
10,816 Total Students

The 6.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 51%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,687.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
7,972 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,897. The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at Humboldt State University. The full-time teacher rate is 55%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
42,501 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,846. 67% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,972 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.96 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. The full-time teacher rate is 46%.

Natural Resource Management Careers in CA

Some of the careers resource management majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Managers 11% $129,300
Conservation Scientists 8% $73,460
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Recreational Protective Service Workers 7% $30,810
Firefighters 5% $74,700
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 5% $104,790
Fire Fighting Supervisors 4% $124,130

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to resource management.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Natural Resources Conservation 3,502
Wildlife Management 192
Forestry 172
Fisheries Sciences 19
Other Resources & Conservation 3

View all majors related to Natural Resource Management

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