Columbus State University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Columbus, Ga., Columbus State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 7,000. The data for this synopsis comes from former CSU students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

978th

20 Year Net ROI 

$180,000

Annual ROI 

6.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$79,700

Compare to Other Schools

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 School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$32K$64K$96K
5-9 years
4 salaries
$50,495  
   
10-19 years
3 salaries
$96,000  
20 years or more
3 salaries
$54,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About This School

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645

7,013

State School

30 %

8 %

79 %

52 %

Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the banking industry. Though CSU grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Those with a degree from CSU make an average of about $48K.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree from CSU can rake in a whopping average approximately $57K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree ($50K on average annually).

Skills

CSU alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with around one in four grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Former Cougars with Financial Reporting experience garner salaries that are 2 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are General Ledger Accounting, Budgeting, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to the larger part of grads. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a majority of respondents are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of alumni report dental coverage, too. A majority of graduates participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Columbus State University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, free drinks, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Auburn University at Montgomery grads (who make an average of $47K) earn salaries most similar to CSU alumni. Other schools similar to CSU include Alabama State University, Troy University, and Georgia College & State University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1290 1620
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Columbus State University

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
Salary
$51,412
Salary
$43,163 - $98,959

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

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