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Average Salary for Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) Alumni

Founded in Savannah, Ga., Armstrong Atlantic State University is an institution of higher learning for around 7,000 students. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

853
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

323
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

316
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$41,100
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) 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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Applications Programmer
2 salaries
$67,985  
   
Registered Nurse (RN)
2 salaries
$44,000  
Software Developer
2 salaries
$72,500  
Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
2 salaries
$98,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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About This School

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

6,377

State School

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12 %

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Industry

Graduates of Armstrong go into clinical care, the health care services industry, and the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The health care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Very few Armstrong grads go into the radiology industry; in fact, less than five percent of the alumni pool enter this industry. Former Armstrong graduates tend to bring in $53K.

Gender

In the Armstrong alumni community, men make a median salary of $67K compared to their female counterparts, who earn approximately $46K.

Jobs

Adult Nurse Practitioners win the contest for best-paid Armstrong alumni, typically making $99K every year, though Software Developers ($73K), and Applications Programmers (around $68K) are not far behind. Marketing Assistants wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $33K.

Locations

Armstrong students enjoy their time in Savannah, and just over two-fifths of students actually choose to reside here post-college and find jobs in the city. With a median salary of approximately $85K, Atlanta represents the highest-paid city popular among Armstrong grads. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Armstrong alumni is Statesboro, which offers median salaries of $40K. Jacksonville is also a common pick among Armstrong grads, along with Tampa.

Degree Major

Armstrong grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Biology can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $168K per year. An Associate's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with annual pay of about $38K.

Skills

Former Pirates with .NET abilities can expect to make 27 percent more than their former classmates ($68K). Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Armstrong alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, less than ten percent of former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Service, Acute Care, and C# are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just one-third of alumni report compensation for sick days and only one-fifth of alumni get vacation time. Dental insurance applies to a majority of former students, and a fair portion of grads report health coverage. A fair portion of alumni set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of Armstrong Atlantic State University also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Augusta State University grads bring in salaries of around $53K, making them the most similar to Armstrong alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Armstrong include Citadel Military College of South Carolina, Georgia College & State University, and Valdosta State University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
910 1090
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$24,333 - $68,541
Salary
$35,479 - $84,020
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

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