Columbus State University Alumni Average Salary

Columbus State University, a school in Columbus, Ga., has roughly 7,000 undergrads. The data for this snapshot was collected from CSU graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

741st

20 Year Net ROI 

$226,000

Annual ROI 

7.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$77,800

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College Salary Report

836th

Early Career Salary 

$40,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$64,600

% High Meaning 

61 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Columbus State University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Staff Accountant
6 salaries
$41,922  
   
Operations Manager
6 salaries
$76,340  
Director of Operations
5 salaries
$89,671  
Information Technology (IT) Director
4 salaries
$49,769  
Software Developer
4 salaries
$77,000  
Office Manager
3 salaries
$36,625  
Accounting Manager
3 salaries
$53,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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About This School

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645

7,013

State School

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Industry

The most popular professional field seems to be IT services. For CSU alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Those with a degree from CSU make an average of about $48K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for CSU grads with an Associate's Degree (average earnings climb to around $57K per year). A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($50K).

Skills

Former Cougars with General Ledger Accounting abilities can expect to make 2 percent more than their former classmates ($47K). Customer Service is a common skill among CSU alumni — one-fourth of grads mention using it at work. Other top skills include General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Office, and Budgeting.

Benefits and Perks

Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; the larger part of alumni are paid for both vacation and sick time. The larger part of graduates receive health insurance, and more than half of alumni get dental coverage. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, the larger part of respondents contribute to a 401(k). Additional benefits handed to Columbus State University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, free drinks, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Auburn University at Montgomery grads bring in salaries of around approximately $47K, making them the most similar to CSU alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to CSU include Alabama State University, Troy University, and Georgia College & State University.

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Key Stats for Columbus State University

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
Salary
$51,412
Salary
$43,163 - $98,959
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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