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Average Salary for American Public University System Alumni

American Public University System is a university located in Charles Town. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the American Public University System grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

Typical Early Career Salary

$42,000
American Public University System Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Paralegal
4 salaries
$38,000  
   
Production Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
$66,000  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
2 salaries
$75,500  
Communications Editor
2 salaries
$48,000  
Security Director
2 salaries
$110,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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American Public University System Details

111 W Congress St
Charles Town, WV 25414

www.apus.edu

www.apus.edu

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Industry

Former American Public University System students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the consulting industry, the legal services industry, and clinical care. A large chunk of former American Public University System students are employed in the health care industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Those with a degree from American Public University System tend to make approximately $46K.

Gender

Male graduates of American Public University System out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $71K versus $43K for women.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among American Public University System alumni are reportedly earned by VPs of Operations, whose earnings come to around $143K, followed by Security Directors (about $111K) and Security Supervisors ($76K). Salaries are anything but generous for Paralegals, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $38K.

Locations

Tampa is a hub for American Public University System graduates — a large number call this city home. Another city that attracts a wealth of American Public University System grads is Washington, DC; given its high compensation (about $115K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Jacksonville takes the cake for lowest pay among American Public University System grads (the median salary is $25K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Sacramento and Atlanta are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

A Master's Degree, Project Management will compensate American Public University System grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in $143K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of approximately $30K.

Skills

Microsoft Office is a popular skill among American Public University System alumni, with slightly less than one-fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. For American Public University System grads, proficiency in Project Management warrants a paycheck that is more than double other alumni salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Service, Project Management, and Operations Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and one in three grads, respectively). Most alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to a fair portion of grads, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of respondents as well. Additional benefits handed to American Public University System alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $56K for Stratford University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to 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.

Test Scores

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Key Stats

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Salary
$24,350 - $59,314
Salary
$35,842 - $96,896
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

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