Average Salary for American Public University System Alumni

Around 44,000 people attend American Public University System, a institution based in Charles Town, W.Va. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$42,000
American Public University System Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Paralegal
2 salaries
$38,000  
   
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
2 salaries
$75,500  
Production Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
$66,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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About This School

111 W Congress St
Charles Town, WV 25414

www.apus.edu

43,964

Private School, For Profit

42 %

1 %

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Industry

Graduates of American Public University System are found working in a number of different fields including the consulting industry, the real estate agency industry, and the health care services industry. Among American Public University System grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former American Public University System graduates bring in about $47K on average.

Gender

In the American Public University System alumni community, men make a median salary of around $74K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $43K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among American Public University System alumni are Project Managers; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $76K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $66K are Manufacturing Production Managers. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Paralegals who make an average of $38K.

Locations

Tampa, Fla. is a hot spot for American Public University System alum. The top-paying city popular with American Public University System alumni is Sacramento, Calif., which offers a median salary of $92K. 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 approximately $37K. In addition, grads flock to Houston, Texas as well as Fairfax, Va.

Degree Major

A Master of Public Health (MPH), Public Health (PH) earns American Public University System students the most money after college (an average about $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 with Project Management abilities can expect to make more than double their former classmates ($99K). Microsoft Office is a common skill among American Public University System alumni — a little less than one-fifth of grads mention using it at work. Demonstrated ability in Customer Service, Project Management, and Client Interaction rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of grads, and a majority of grads also receive dental coverage. A fair number of alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to American Public University System alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Stratford University grads bring in salaries of around around $59K, making them the most similar to American Public University System alumni in terms of earnings. 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
$43,197 - $93,718
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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