Bucknell University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University, a school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. The data in this summary come from Bucknell alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

62nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$604,000

Annual ROI 

6.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$240,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

33rd

Early Career Salary 

$60,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$116,000

% High Meaning 

53 %

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Bucknell University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Project Engineer
11 salaries
$63,088  
   
Mechanical Engineer
8 salaries
$83,212  
Process Engineer
6 salaries
$71,319  
Software Engineer
5 salaries
$81,385  
Software Developer
5 salaries
$81,779  
Human Resources (HR) Director
5 salaries
$87,919  
Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
5 salaries
$53,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 386

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About This School

One Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837

www.bucknell.edu/x68.xml

3,532

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

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Industry

The most popular professional field seems to be the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Bucknell alumni rake in larger-than-average salaries; they also score high on the SATs and boast an impressive rate of graduation. Those with an education from Bucknell earn an average of about $77K.

Degree Major

Bucknell grads who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average approximately $74K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Economics ($60K on average annually).

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among Bucknell alumni, with about one in four grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Client Interaction translates into above-average pay for former Bisons — they earn 20 percent more than their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Client Interaction, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Data Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Though close to half of the alumni get paid time off for vacation, only one in three grads receive paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a large number of respondents, and the vast majority of grads report health coverage. Almost all alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Bucknell University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, gym / health club / fitness membership, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Juniata College graduates, who earn $80K on average, make a similar amount to Bucknell grads. Susquehanna University, Lycoming College, and Muhlenberg College are also similar to Bucknell.

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Key Stats for Bucknell University

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Salary
$53,003 - $76,302
Salary
$53,643 - $82,300
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

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