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. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Briar Cliff University Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About This School

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Briar Cliff University go into the telecommunications industry, the health care services industry, and the education industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The banking industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Briar Cliff University graduates in the health care industry are hard pressed to find, with less than ten percent of former students taking up work in this field. Briar Cliff University graduates see an average starting salary of $51K.


Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at $42K), slightly less than a third of Briar Cliff University students still call Sioux City, Iowa their home after graduation. Briar Cliff University alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Englewood, Colo. where $65K is the average pay.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of approximately $57K per year, Briar Cliff University grads who have a B.A. in Business Administration are the best paid among the alumni population. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Human Resources Management (HRM) — their annual income amounts to around $28K on average.


Proficiency in Project Management is common among Briar Cliff University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around a tenth of former students report doing so. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Briar Cliff University grads — they earn 28 percent more than their fellow graduates. Also considered top-notch skills are Benefits Administration, Strategic Marketing, and Radiology.

Benefits and Perks

Health benefits extend to most alumni, and the larger part of former students also receive dental coverage. To plan for old age, most grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Alumni of Briar Cliff University also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, gym / health club / fitness membership, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, York College grads (who make an average of $52K) earn salaries most similar to Briar Cliff University alumni. Other schools similar to Briar Cliff University include Morningside College, Northwestern College, and Buena Vista University.

Key Stats for Briar Cliff University


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$33,276 - $63,302
$34,000 - $65,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
$27,764 - $58,958

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