Average Salary for Butler University Alumni

Butler University is a university based in Indianapolis, Ind. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. 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. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

762
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

224
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans

107
out of 346

Typical Early Career Salary

$45,000
Butler University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Physician Assistant (PA)
4 salaries
$86,625  
   
Pharmacist
4 salaries
$104,805  
Product Manager, Financial Services
3 salaries
$71,216  
Finance Manager
3 salaries
$84,597  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
3 salaries
$65,000  
Systems Analyst
2 salaries
$61,000  
Account Executive, Inside Sales
2 salaries
$45,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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About This School

4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208

4,051

Private School, For Sports Fans

74 %

13 %

53 %

17 %


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Industry

Butler alumni can most commonly be found in the health care industry, the public accounting industry, and public K-12 education, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of Butler alumni wind up in the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry. Graduates of Butler earn $61K on average.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $68K per year, but the second group takes home only $55K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Butler alumni are Pharmacists; they earn a median annual salary of $105K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $87K and around $85K, respectively, are Physician Assistants and Finance Managers. Sliding in near the bottom are High School Teachers, who report earnings of approximately $36K.

Locations

Butler students enjoy their time in Indianapolis, and about two in five students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. It is also not uncommon to find former Butler students living and working in Bloomington, Ind. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $89K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Butler grads is Carmel, Ind. (median compensation is approximately $50K). Chicago, Ill. and Kokomo, Ind. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Butler grads with a medical degree (average earnings climb to $118K per year). A B.A. in English Language commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $37K.

Skills

Knowledge of Financial Analysis seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 26 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $77K). Butler grads are usually competent in Project Management, and close to one-seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Just one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and merely one in five survey participants get paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of alums, and most respondents report health coverage. Most graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits that Butler University alumni receive are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

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

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Butler University

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Salary
$34,261 - $78,160
Salary
$37,954 - $89,640

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
$34,895 - $78,653
$60,781 - $79,700
$66,074
$50,000

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