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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. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Briar Cliff University Alumni

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Assistant Coach
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About This School

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104


Private School, Religious

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Briar Cliff University alumni can most commonly be found in the health care industry, the telecommunications industry, and the education industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among Briar Cliff University grads, the banking industry is a commonly chosen career field. On the other end of the spectrum is the commercial construction industry, which attracts about five percent of Briar Cliff University alumni. Those with an education from Briar Cliff University earn an average of $53K.


Briar Cliff University grads who become Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $77K annually. However, Marketing Officers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $56K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Assistant Coachs — they bring in $28K.


Though Sioux City offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at about $42K), roughly a fifth of Briar Cliff University students continue living here after college. By comparison, the top-paying city popular with Briar Cliff University alumni is Englewood, which offers median salaries of approximately $65K. Nearby Ida Grove is also a top pick for Briar Cliff University grads, as is West Des Moines.

Degree Major

Briar Cliff University students with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Studies can expect to make the most money (around $77K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Human Resources Management (HRM) — their annual income amounts to about $28K on average.


Briar Cliff University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 22 percent more than other alumni ($65K on average). Project Management is a popular skill among Briar Cliff University alumni, with less than ten percent of workers reporting using it on the job. Demonstrated ability in Customer Service, Benefits Administration, and Operations Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one in four survey participants enjoy paid vacation and merely one in six survey participants get paid sick time. A solid majority of graduates report contributing to a 401(k). A solid majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of alums get dental coverage. Graduates of Briar Cliff University are also recipients of life insurance, gym / health club / fitness membership, 401(a), and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Grace University grads (who make an average of $53K) earn salaries most similar to Briar Cliff University alumni. Morningside College, Northwestern College, and Buena Vista University are also similar to Briar Cliff University.

Key Stats for Briar Cliff University


76 %
24 %
$32,618 - $65,073
$27,716 - $65,649
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 18 votes.

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