Capital University Alumni Average Salary

Capital University is an Evangelical Lutheran Church university based in Columbus, Ohio that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Capital University Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Attorney / Lawyer
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Associate Attorney
8 salaries
General Counsel
4 salaries
Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 250

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About This School

1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209-2394


Private School, Religious

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Following graduation, Capital University students earn an average of $53K.


Male graduates of Capital University out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $80K versus approximately $41K for women.


Capital University alumni like Columbus so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with a solid majority of grads staying on to find permanent employment.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $57K per year, Capital University grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in Psychology offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($41K).

Benefits and Perks

A number of grads are rewarded with paid time off, and a majority of alumni report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of alumni, and a majority of grads report health coverage. The larger part of grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Capital University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Capital University include the University of Rio Grande, College of Mount St. Joseph, and Oakland City University.

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Key Stats for Capital University


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Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$40,537 - $54,938
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