Average Salary for Briar Cliff University Alumni

Briar Cliff University is a Roman Catholic university based in Sioux City, Iowa that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Briar Cliff University Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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About This School

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104


Private School, Religious

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The most popular professional field seems to be the telecommunications industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Briar Cliff University is $50K.


Just under a third of Briar Cliff University grads stay in Sioux City, Iowa, even though it offers the lowest median pay ($34K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Englewood, Colo., a top-paying city for Briar Cliff University grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of $65K).

Degree Major

Briar Cliff University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Business Administration and earn a median salary of approximately $57K per year. A Master of Arts (MA), Human Resources Management (HRM) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $28K.


Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 30 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $65K). Around one in seven Briar Cliff University grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Benefits Administration, Strategic Marketing, and Process Improvement command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Health benefits extend to most respondents, and a majority of grads also receive dental coverage. A large number of former students participate in a 401(k) program. Other benefits that Briar Cliff University alumni receive are life insurance, gym / health club / fitness membership, a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of York College pick up average paychecks of about $52K, which is closest to the amount made by Briar Cliff University grads among similar schools. Morningside College, Northwestern College, and Buena Vista University are also similar to Briar Cliff University.

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Key Stats for Briar Cliff University


65 %
35 %
$20,134 - $57,379
$34,000 - $65,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$27,219 - $50,868

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