Bucknell University Alumni Average Salary

Bucknell University, a school in Lewisburg, Pa., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Bucknell University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
11 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About This School

One Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837



Private School, Liberal Arts, Party School, For Sports Fans

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The majority of Bucknell alumni wind up in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Consistent with the high SAT scores and graduation rates reported by Bucknell alumni, former students go on to earn high salaries. Following graduation, Bucknell students earn an average of around $77K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Bucknell grads with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) (average earnings climb to $74K per year). A B.A. in Economics commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $60K.


Former Bisons with Client Interaction abilities can expect to make 20 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $93K). Proficiency in Project Management is common among Bucknell alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one in four former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Client Interaction, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Data Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Half of the graduates can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and most former students get dental coverage. Nearly all alumni report contributing to a 401(k). Bucknell University grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, gym / health club / fitness membership, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $77K for Franklin and Marshall College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Bucknell grads. Susquehanna University, Lycoming College, and Juniata College are also similar to Bucknell.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1800 2090
ACT Scores 27 32

Key Stats for Bucknell University


33 %
67 %
$53,003 - $76,302
$53,643 - $82,300
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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