Butler University Alumni Average Salary

Butler University, a school in Indianapolis, Ind., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Bulldogs!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Butler University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
11 salaries
10-19 years
4 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About This School

4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208


Private School, For Sports Fans

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Software as a service (SAAS) development is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of Butler earn $55K on average.


In the Butler alumni community, men make a median salary of around $93K compared to their female counterparts, who earn about $47K.


More than half of Butler students choose to remain in Indianapolis, Ind. after graduation, where the average salary is actually the lowest at $49K. On the flipside, Butler grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Houston, Texas where median pay is $95K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of approximately $76K per year, former Bulldogs who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $35K on average per year.


Knowledge of Budget Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 4 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $58K). Nearly one in eight grads report using Budget Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Experience with Data Analysis, Training, and Microsoft Excel is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of grads do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. A large number of graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a large number of grads receive dental plans, too. Butler University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Butler include Antioch University-Midwest, North Central College, and Columbia College-Chicago.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1580 1900
ACT Scores 25 30

Key Stats for Butler University


57 %
43 %
$30,201 - $50,971
$67,800 - $100,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$43,746 - $66,623

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