Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, OH Alumni Average Salary

Around 14,000 people attend Bowling Green State University, a institution based in Bowling Green, Ohio. Though this small-town school draws in quite a few sports fans, the majority of students find work in neighboring cities like Cleveland, Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, and Columbus, Ohio after graduating. Replies from former BGSU students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College ROI Report

791st

20 Year Net ROI 

$211,000

Annual ROI 

6.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$93,100

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College Salary Report

508th

Early Career Salary 

$41,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$74,200

% High Meaning 

52 %

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Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, OH Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Graphic Designer
21 salaries
$39,328  
   
Marketing Coordinator
13 salaries
$34,889  
Project Manager, Construction
11 salaries
$73,840  
Buyer
9 salaries
$50,050  
Project Engineer
9 salaries
$57,800  
Accountant
8 salaries
$45,948  
Financial Analyst
8 salaries
$51,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,167
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About This School

220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Bowling Green State University

go2.bgsu.edu/choose/welcome/

14,477

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Graduates of BGSU head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the retail industry, the health care industry, and the education industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular professional field seems to be the manufacturing industry. Former BGSU graduates bring in approximately $53K on average.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $50K where the average male graduate hauls home $64K.

Jobs

Among BGSU graduates, the biggest earners are Purchasing Directors, who haul in around $102K on average. Next on the list are Senior Internal Auditors and Construction Superintendents, bringing in $80K and about $79K, respectively. Salaries are anything but generous for Marketing Coordinators, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $35K.

Locations

Many BGSU grads end up living in Cleveland, Ohio, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Another city that attracts a wealth of BGSU grads is Washington, DC; given its high compensation (about $66K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. BGSU alumni in Toledo, Ohio can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $48K. Other common destinations for BGSU grads include close-by Columbus, Ohio and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Degree Major

BGSU grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $130K per year. A Bachelor's Degree, Finance is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $29K.

Skills

Former Falcons with Budget Management abilities can expect to make 50 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $80K). Many former BGSU students are familiar with Project Management, and one-seventh of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Photoshop.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of grads receive health insurance, and a strong majority of alumni get dental coverage. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a large number of alumni contribute to a 401(k). Graduates of Bowling Green State University are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Ball State University grads bring in salaries of around around $54K, making them the most similar to BGSU alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to BGSU include Cleveland State University, the University of Akron Main Campus, and Wright State University-Main Campus.

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Key Stats for Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, OH

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Salary
$32,158 - $65,556
Salary
$40,711 - $96,556
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
$37,340 - $75,792
$28,586 - $78,617
$34,054 - $83,861
$47,500 - $80,000
$41,374 - $94,400

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