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

Bowling Green State University is a university based in Bowling Green, Ohio that is home to around 14,000 undergraduates. Though this small-town school draws in quite a few sports fans, the majority of students find work in neighboring cities like Columbus, Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, and Toledo, Ohio after graduating. This summary is derived from information given by BGSU grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

798th

20 Year Net ROI 

$219,000

Annual ROI 

6.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$94,800

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College Salary Report

482nd

Early Career Salary 

$42,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$76,700

% High Meaning 

46 %

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Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, OH School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Marketing Coordinator$35,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Jul 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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About This School

220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Bowling Green State University

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14,477

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

54 %

8 %

64 %

36 %

Industry

Graduates of BGSU are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the retail industry, and IT consulting. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Median pay for those who graduated from BGSU amounts to about $52K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes approximately $46K where the average male graduate hauls home $67K.

Locations

Many BGSU grads flock to Toledo, Ohio. The top-paying city popular with BGSU alumni is Washington, DC, which offers a median salary of $87K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with BGSU alumni is Cleveland, Ohio, which offers a median salary of around $39K. Nearby Columbus, Ohio is also a top pick for BGSU grads, as is Cincinnati, Ohio.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $170K per year, former Falcons who have a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are the best paid among the alumni population. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — their annual income amounts to $43K on average.

Skills

Knowledge of Internal Audit seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 88 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $98K). Microsoft Office is a popular skill among BGSU alumni, with approximately one-seventh of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Photoshop also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; slightly less than half of the survey participants get vacation time, whereas just one in three grads get paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of alums, and most respondents report health coverage. A large number of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Bowling Green State University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $52K for Wright State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to BGSU grads. Cleveland State University, the University of Akron Main Campus, and Ball State University are also similar to BGSU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1330 1710
ACT Scores 19 24

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Salary
$32,847 - $65,000
Salary
$39,848 - $111,621

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
$41,667 - $108,090
$36,940 - $41,116
$52,000

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