Average Salary for Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) Alumni

Nestled away in Savannah, Ga., Armstrong Atlantic State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. The data for this synopsis comes from former Armstrong students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Software Developer
2 salaries
Registered Nurse (RN)
2 salaries
Applications Programmer
2 salaries
Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
2 salaries
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About This School

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997


State School

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Clinical care, the health care services industry, and the radiology industry are just a few of the areas in which Armstrong grads find work. A large chunk of former Armstrong students are employed in the health care industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. On the other end of the spectrum is the education industry, which attracts less than five percent of Armstrong alumni. Graduates of Armstrong earn approximately $52K on average.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of about $45K per year compared to men, who earn $73K.


The Armstrong alumni who make the most are Adult Nurse Practitioners; they report a median pay of $99K. Software Developers and Applications Programmers draw in a fair amount as well — $73K and around $68K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Registered Nurses, who report earnings of $44K.


Graduates of Armstrong seem to enjoy living in Savannah, and just over two-fifths of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. In addition, former Armstrong students often head to Atlanta, Ga. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $75K in this top-paying city. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Armstrong grads is Statesboro, Ga. (median compensation is $40K). In addition, grads flock to Jacksonville, Fla. as well as Tampa, Fla.

Degree Major

Former Pirates who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Adult Nurse Practitioner Studies and earn a median salary of around $99K per year. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $58K).


Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Armstrong alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, approximately one-eighth of former students report doing so. Competency in Java translates into above-average pay for former Pirates — they earn 35 percent more than their fellow graduates. Experience with C#, Microsoft Excel, and Medicine / Surgery is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A fair number of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of respondents receive dental plans, too. A strong majority of former students participate in a 401(k) program. Armstrong Atlantic State University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Augusta State University graduates, who earn approximately $54K on average, make a similar amount to Armstrong grads. 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)


70 %
30 %
$23,742 - $65,923
$37,480 - $83,508
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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