Average Salary for Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Nestled away in Mequon, Wisc., Concordia University, a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. The figures in this rundown were provided by Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

859
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

253
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

203
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$40,700
Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
$58,500  
   
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$74,865  
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
2 salaries
$42,000  
Registered Occupational Therapist
2 salaries
$67,400  
Financial Controller
2 salaries
$78,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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About This School

12800 N Lake Shore Dr
Mequon, WI 53097-2402

Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW), Concordia University, Concordia University Wisconsin

4,363

Private School, Religious

56 %

6 %

72 %

28 %


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Industry

Graduates of Concordia University-Wisconsin are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the recruiting or staffing industry, and clinical care. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care services industry. Following graduation, Concordia University-Wisconsin students earn an average of $54K.

Gender

In the Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni community, men make a median salary of $70K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $56K.

Jobs

Among Concordia University-Wisconsin graduates, the biggest earners are Financial Controllers, who haul in around $79K on average. Next on the list are Marketing Managers and Registered Occupational Therapists, bringing in about $75K and approximately $67K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, who report earnings of $42K.

Locations

A large number of students head to Milwaukee, Wisc. after college. Another city that attracts a wealth of Concordia University-Wisconsin grads is Green Bay, Wisc.; given its high compensation (about $66K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the far end of the pay scale, Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni often reside in Madison, Wisc., which is home to the lowest pay at $52K. Nearby Mequon, Wisc. and St. Louis, Mo. also rank high on the list of cities for Concordia University-Wisconsin grads.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Concordia University-Wisconsin grads with a B.A. in Business Administration (average earnings climb to $113K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management (approximately $43K on average annually).

Skills

Concordia University-Wisconsin grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and nearly one in seven alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Financial Analysis translates into above-average pay for Concordia University grads — they earn 47 percent more than their fellow graduates. Competency in Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Project Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in four survey participants receive sick leave. A fair number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of grads are rewarded with health insurance and more than half of grads report dental coverage, too. Concordia University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $54K for Dominican University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Concordia University-Wisconsin grads. Rockford College, North Park University, and Concordia University-Chicago are also similar to Concordia University-Wisconsin.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1263 1680
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Concordia University - Mequon, WI

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
Salary
$40,911 - $71,363
Salary
$39,432 - $90,000
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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