American Public University System Alumni Average Salary

American Public University System is a university based in Charles Town, W.Va. that is home to around 44,000 undergraduates. This summary is derived from information given by American Public University System grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College Salary Report

806th

Early Career Salary 

$45,200

% High Meaning 

62.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$65,000

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American Public University System Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$26K$52K$78K
Production Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
$66,000  
   
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
2 salaries
$75,500  
Emergency Manager
2 salaries
$55,480  
Paralegal
2 salaries
$38,000  
Logistics Manager
2 salaries
$69,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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About This School

111 W Congress St
Charles Town, WV 25414

www.apus.edu

43,964

Private School, For Profit

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1 %

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Industry

Former American Public University System students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the real estate agency industry, the consulting industry, and the telecommunications industry. The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with an education from American Public University System earn an average of $46K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $43K on average compared to $72K for male graduates.

Jobs

American Public University System grads who become Project Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $76K annually. However, Manufacturing Production Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $66K). Paralegals face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $38K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former American Public University System students is Tampa, Fla. Philadelphia, Pa. is another hot spot for American Public University System grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to approximately $88K). On the far end of the pay scale, American Public University System alumni often reside in Winchester, Va., which is home to the lowest pay at $37K. Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Ga. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for American Public University System grads with a Master of Public Health (MPH), Public Health (PH) (average earnings climb to $59K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Master's Degree, Legal Studies are the lowest of the pack, earning $34K.

Skills

American Public University System grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and slightly less than one-fifth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. American Public University System grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make more than double their former classmates (about $99K). Competency in Customer Service, Project Management, and Payroll Administration also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A strong majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. A strong majority of former students have medical plans, and more than half of respondents have dental insurance. Graduates of American Public University System are also recipients of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Stratford University grads is around $59K, making their salaries most similar to those of American Public University System grads. The University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus, American InterContinental University-Online, and the University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus are also similar to American Public University System.

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Key Stats for American Public University System

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$23,984 - $61,100
Salary
$42,662 - $94,875
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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