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Natural Resource Management Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 142 students earned their Resource Management degrees in WI.

A Natural Resource Management major is the 112th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Natural Resource Management Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 93
Master’s Degree 36
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Natural Resource Management Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 90.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Natural Resource Management Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Natural Resource Management Grads in Wisconsin

40,930 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. WI

Wages for Natural Resource Management Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, resource management grads earn an average of $62,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,140.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Wisconsin that offer resource management degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,086 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $14,192.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

A typical student attending UW - Madison will pay a net price of $18,219. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UW - Madison. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,000 a year.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
231 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,247.


Northland College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
582 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 99% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,135 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,645. Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate.

Natural Resource Management Careers in WI

Some of the careers resource management majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Managers 13% $75,630
Conservation Scientists 10% $64,380
Foresters 6% $54,510
Firefighters 6% $35,130
Fish and Game Wardens 6% $49,360
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 6% $62,970
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $83,730
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Recreational Protective Service Workers 6% $19,770
Fire Fighting Supervisors 5% $75,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Natural Resources Conservation 783
Forestry 105
Wildlife Management 95
Fisheries Sciences 63
Other Resources & Conservation 20

View all majors related to Natural Resource Management

View Nationwide Natural Resource Management Report


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