Briar Cliff University Alumni Average Salary

Briar Cliff University, a Roman Catholic school in Sioux City, Iowa, has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Replies from former Briar Cliff University students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Briar Cliff University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
3 salaries
5-9 years
7 salaries
10-19 years
2 salaries
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About This School

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104


Private School, Religious

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Among Briar Cliff University grads, the telecommunications industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former Briar Cliff University graduates bring in $50K on average.


Sioux City, Iowa keeps the largest number of Briar Cliff University grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation ($40K). Alternatively, Englewood, Colo. is home to some of the highest salaries — median pay is about $65K — which is an (obvious) draw for many Briar Cliff University grads.

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 $57K per year. A Master of Arts (MA), Human Resources Management (HRM) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $28K.


Project Management is a popular skill among Briar Cliff University alumni, with one-seventh of grads reporting using it on the job. Briar Cliff University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 30 percent more than other alumni (around $65K on average). Process Improvement, Strategic Marketing, and Business Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Most alums plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of former students receive dental plans, too. 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

York College grads report the most similar salaries to Briar Cliff University alums, earning approximately $52K on average. 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


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35 %
$32,718 - $57,379
$34,000 - $65,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$28,000 - $55,000

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