Capital University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Columbus, Ohio, Capital University, an Evangelical Lutheran Church school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Capital University Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Attorney / Lawyer
19 salaries
Associate Attorney
7 salaries
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
3 salaries
Corporate Counsel
3 salaries
Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Associate General Counsel
3 salaries
General Counsel
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 254
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About This School

1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209-2394


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Capital University head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the marketing agency industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the steel products, wholesale industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. A large chunk of former Capital University students are employed in law; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Starting salaries of $55K are the median among Capital University grads.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $68K per year, but the second group takes home only $41K.


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

Degree Major

Capital University students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance can expect to make the most money ($98K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $41K.


Close to a tenth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Capital University grads who have experience with Contract Negotiation can expect to make 63 percent more than other alumni ($90K on average). Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of grads are rewarded with health insurance and a strong majority of grads report dental coverage, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a large number of survey participants contribute to a 401(k). Capital University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, gym / health club / fitness membership, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, MidAmerica Nazarene University grads (who make an average of around $55K) earn salaries most similar to Capital University alumni. The University of Rio Grande, College of Mount St. Joseph, and Oakland City University are also similar to Capital University.

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Key Stats for Capital University


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$30,410 - $62,738
$33,535 - $78,850
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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