Boise State University (BSU) Alumni Average Salary

Boise State University, a school in Boise, Idaho, has roughly 19,000 undergrads. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Broncos!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. This report is based on the responses of Boise State graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

532nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$281,000

Annual ROI 

7.8%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$81,300

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

666th

Early Career Salary 

$42,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$69,000

% High Meaning 

58 %

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Boise State University (BSU) School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$24K$48K$72K
Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
$60,600  
   
Software Developer
2 salaries
$71,500  
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$67,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About This School

1910 University Dr
Boise, ID 83725

Boise State University, BSU

admissions.boisestate.edu/

19,026

State School, For Sports Fans

38 %

11 %

66 %

35 %

Industry

The consulting industry, the education industry, and the diagnostic imaging services industry are just a few of the areas in which Boise State grads find work. Among Boise State grads, the health food or supplement store industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from Boise State is about $56K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $44K where the average male graduate hauls home $76K.

Jobs

The Boise State alumni who make the most are Software Developers; they report a median pay of $72K. Software Engineers draw in a fair amount as well — around $68K. Mechanical Engineers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $61K.

Locations

Many Boise State alumni seem to stick around Boise after wrapping up their studies; the larger part of grads remain to find permanent work.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration will compensate Boise State grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in approximately $89K on average per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $59K on average per year.

Skills

Close to one-sixth of Boise State grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Former Broncos with Project Management abilities can expect to make 62 percent more than their former classmates ($90K). Proficiency in Project Management, Engineering Design, and Autodesk AutoCAD command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although more than half of survey participants are compensated for vacation days, only one in three grads are paid for sick time. A strong majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of alumni, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of the survey participants as well. Graduates of Boise State University are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

California State University grads report the most similar salaries to Boise State alums, earning around $55K on average. Southern Oregon University, Eastern Washington University, and California State University-Chico are also similar to Boise State.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
920 1150
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats for Boise State University (BSU)

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$23,919 - $61,042
Salary
$45,691 - $86,850

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
$34,131 - $75,987

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