Butler University Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Butler University, a institution based in Indianapolis, Ind. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Bulldogs!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. This report is based on the answers of Butler graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 388

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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 registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with a degree from Butler make an average of $55K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $93K per year, but the second group takes home only $47K.


Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at about $49K), just over a half of Butler students still call Indianapolis, Ind. their home after graduation. On the flipside, Butler grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Houston, Texas where median pay is around $95K.

Degree Major

Former Bulldogs who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and earn a median salary of $76K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing — their annual income amounts to approximately $35K on average.


Former Bulldogs who have experience with Budget Management can expect to make 4 percent more than other alumni ($58K on average). Proficiency in Budget Management is common among Butler alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, approximately one in eight former students report doing so. Other prime know-hows include Data Analysis, Training, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, just under a third of former students report receiving the former, whereas just the larger part of alums report receiving the latter. A large number of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most alums receive dental plans, too. A large number of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Butler University grads include 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.

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Key Stats for Butler University


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