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Average Salary for Columbia Southern University Alumni

Orange Beach is home to Columbia Southern University. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Columbia Southern University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Typical Early Career Salary

Columbia Southern University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
36 salaries
Safety Manager
35 salaries
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist
22 salaries
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator
11 salaries
Safety Director
11 salaries
Safety Coordinator
11 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
10 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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Columbia Southern University Details

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000

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Graduates of Columbia Southern University are found working in a number of different fields including the construction industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and the health care industry. The majority of Columbia Southern University alumni wind up in the manufacturing industry. Following graduation, Columbia Southern University students earn an average of about $63K.


Among Columbia Southern University graduates, the biggest earners are Environmental Health & Safety Directors, who haul in $101K on average. Next on the list are Safety Directors and Environmental Health & Safety Managers, bringing in $95K and $73K, respectively. Safety Coordinators get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of approximately $52K in this job.


Many Columbia Southern University students are Houston-bound following college. It is also not uncommon to find former Columbia Southern University students living and working in Las Vegas — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $95K. Columbia Southern University alumni in New York can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $61K. Other cities of interest include Atlanta and San Antonio.

Degree Major

Columbia Southern University students with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) can expect to make the most money ($100K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Sports Management face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $39K per year.


OSHA Compliance is a common skill among Columbia Southern University alumni — close to a third of grads mention using it at work. Columbia Southern University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 19 percent more than other alumni ($74K on average). Safety Compliance, Microsoft Office, and Training are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. Most former students have medical plans, and a fair portion of respondents have dental insurance. Most alumni report contributing to a 401(k). Columbia Southern University graduates also take advantage of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Columbia Southern University include the University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus, the University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus, and the University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT math score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores

Key Stats

33 %
67 %
$36,973 - $69,483
$42,324 - $84,710
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
$39,069 - $101,478
$42,085 - $78,044
$26,505 - $111,910
$40,268 - $84,746
$58,063 - $91,563

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