Get a Salary Report for

- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer

- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise

- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Average Salary for Briar Cliff University Alumni

Nestled away in Sioux City, Iowa, the student population at Briar Cliff University, a Roman Catholic school, roughly 1,000. Home to a wide range of restaurants and activities, Briar Cliff University students have plenty of fun distractions in the city of Sioux City. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

out of 1312
See full list

ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

out of 476

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

Briar Cliff University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Assistant Coach
2 salaries
Marketing Officer
2 salaries
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
United States (change)

Briar Cliff University Details

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104


Private Schools, Religious

43 %

9 %

50 %

41 %

Suggest changes »

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


Graduates of Briar Cliff University go into the health care industry, the education industry, and the telecommunications industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular career sector among alumni is the banking industry. The commercial construction industry is not a popular industry for Briar Cliff University grads, and less than five percent of them wind up in the field. Those with a degree from Briar Cliff University tend to make around $52K.


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 about $77K annually. However, Marketing Officers also rank as top-earners (bringing in approximately $56K). Assistant Coachs pick up $28K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


When it comes to compensation, Sioux City brings up the rear (median pay is $42K); however, slightly less than one-fifth of Briar Cliff University alumni still choose not to leave this city. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Englewood, 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). Graduates of Briar Cliff University also relocate to Orange City, which is not far away, and Minneapolis.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of $77K per year, Briar Cliff University grads who have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Studies are the best paid among the alumni population. Annual salaries for those with a Master of Arts (MA), Human Resources Management (HRM) are the lowest of the pack, earning $28K.


Customer Service is a common skill among Briar Cliff University alumni — one in ten grads mention using it at work. For Briar Cliff University grads, proficiency in Sales Management warrants a paycheck that is 31 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Accounts Receivable, and Benefits Administration command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. The greater part of graduates opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a solid majority of survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of the survey participants report dental coverage, too. Briar Cliff University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, gym / health club / fitness membership, and 401(a).

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, York College grads (who make an average of about $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.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT math score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores

Key Stats

75 %
25 %
$32,618 - $65,073
$27,812 - $65,027
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

More Charts: Briar Cliff University Alumni

Most Popular Job for Briar Cliff University Alumni
Median Salary Charts

More More Charts

Most Popular Years Experience for Briar Cliff University Alumni
Median Salary Charts

More More Charts

Most Popular Employer Name for Briar Cliff University Alumni
Median Salary Charts

More More Charts

Most Popular City for Briar Cliff University Alumni
Median Salary Charts

More More Charts

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

Thanks! We'll send you a welcome newsletter as soon as we can.

In the meantime, check out our research center.

Looks like your email already exists in our database.
Please log in here.

You are already logged in.


Get Career Tips & Advice

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we'll let you know how much your employers are paying in your area.