Butler University Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Butler University, a institution based in Indianapolis, Ind. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Bulldogs!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. The data for this snapshot was collected from Butler graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

536th

20 Year Net ROI 

$285,000

Annual ROI 

4.8%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$194,000

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College Salary Report

198th

Early Career Salary 

$45,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$90,300

% High Meaning 

58 %

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Butler University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Financial Analyst
8 salaries
$49,522  
   
Attorney / Lawyer
7 salaries
$80,000  
Pharmacist
7 salaries
$109,934  
Marketing Manager
6 salaries
$50,250  
Physician Assistant (PA)
5 salaries
$84,000  
Marketing Director
5 salaries
$70,000  
Marketing Coordinator
4 salaries
$33,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 390

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About This School

4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208

4,051

Private School, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Software as a service (SAAS) development registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with an education from Butler earn an average of $57K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $47K where the average male graduate hauls home around $90K.

Locations

Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at about $49K), about one-half of Butler students still call Indianapolis, Ind. their home after graduation. Alternatively, Houston, Texas is home to some of the highest salaries — median pay is $95K — which is an (obvious) draw for many Butler grads.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) leads to the highest pay for Butler grads (approximately $76K on average per year). A Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($35K).

Skills

Butler grads are usually competent in Project Management, and a little less than one-fifth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Former Bulldogs with Energy Conservation & Efficiency abilities can expect to make 32 percent more than their former classmates ($75K). Demonstrated ability in Budget Management, Energy Conservation & Efficiency, and Data Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although more than half of former students are compensated for vacation days, only one-third of alumni are paid for sick time. It is no small feat that a large number of graduates are given health coverage, and most former students accept dental insurance. Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Other benefits awarded to Butler University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Salary
$30,201 - $50,971
Salary
$68,977 - $98,732
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

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