Average Salary for American Public University System Alumni

American Public University System, a school in Charles Town, W.Va., has roughly 44,000 undergrads. 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
National Salary Data 
$0$26K$52K$78K
Paralegal
2 salaries
$38,000  
   
Production Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
$66,000  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
2 salaries
$75,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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 %

86 %


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Industry

Graduates of American Public University System go into the real estate agency industry, the telecommunications industry, and the transportation industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. Among American Public University System grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from American Public University System make an average of $46K.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $43K whereas the men's median is $73K.

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 about $76K annually. However, Manufacturing Production Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $66K). Paralegals face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at around $38K.

Locations

Home to a large number of American Public University System alums, Houston, Texas is by far the most attractive city for these former students. American Public University System grads also flock to Sacramento, Calif., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $92K). On the other end, American Public University System grads flock to Winchester, Va., which actually offers the weakest median salary of approximately $37K. Other popular cities include Tampa, Fla. and 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 $59K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Master's Degree, Legal Studies are the lowest of the pack, earning $34K.

Skills

Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for American Public University System grads — they earn more than double their fellow graduates. 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. Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Project Management, and Client Interaction.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fifth of alumni receive sick leave. A fair number of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A strong majority of alums have medical plans, and a majority of respondents have dental insurance. Additional benefits handed to American Public University System alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Stratford University graduates, who earn $59K on average, make a similar amount to American Public University System grads. 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.

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Key Stats for American Public University System

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$23,984 - $61,100
Salary
$42,999 - $94,280
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

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

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