Average Salary for American Public University System Alumni

Charles Town is home to American Public University System. This snapshot results from replies to 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$26K$52K$78K
Paralegal
3 salaries
$37,340  
   
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
2 salaries
$75,500  
Production Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
$66,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
United States (change)

About This School

111 W Congress St
Charles Town, WV 25414

www.apus.edu

43,964

Private School, For Profit

42 %

1 %

86 %


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Industry

Professionally, the legal services industry, clinical care, and the consulting industry are popular business areas among American Public University System alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Those with a degree from American Public University System tend to make $45K.

Gender

Male graduates do tend to earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $69K per year, but the second group takes home only $42K.

Jobs

American Public University System grads who become Security Directors are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $111K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Project Managers and Manufacturing Production Managers; their salaries approach around $76K and approximately $66K, respectively. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Paralegals — they bring in $38K.

Locations

Home to a large number of American Public University System alums, Tampa is by far the most attractive city for these former students. American Public University System alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Fairfax, which offers median salaries of approximately $80K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by American Public University System alumni is Jacksonville, where earnings average about $25K. Other cities of interest include Philadelphia and Sacramento.

Degree Major

American Public University System grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and earn around $78K per year. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $30K per year.

Skills

American Public University System grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are more than double other grads' salaries. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among American Public University System alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one in five former students report doing so. Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Project Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Most survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A fair portion of grads have medical plans, and a majority of graduates have dental insurance. Alumni of American Public University System also take in life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Stratford University pick up average paychecks of $56K, which is closest to the amount made by American Public University System grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to American Public University System include the University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus, American InterContinental University-Online, and the University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus.

Key Stats for American Public University System

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Salary
$24,162 - $59,378
Salary
$35,574 - $94,280
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

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