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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National Salary Data 
Project Engineer
11 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
8 salaries
Process Engineer
6 salaries
Software Engineer
5 salaries
Software Developer
5 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Director
5 salaries
Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
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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



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

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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).


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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