Average Salary for Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Concordia University, a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod school in Mequon, Wisc., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. This summary is derived from information given by Concordia University-Wisconsin grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

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Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Registered Occupational Therapist
2 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
2 salaries
Plant Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Benefits Specialist
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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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


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Concordia University-Wisconsin go into the health care services industry, clinical care, and the education industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. Among Concordia University-Wisconsin grads, the manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from Concordia University-Wisconsin is $54K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of around $56K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $72K.


The biggest paychecks among Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni are earned by Plant Managers of Manufacturing — these former students make a median salary of $82K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Financial Controllers (about $79K) and Marketing Managers ($68K). Salaries are anything but generous for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $42K.


The most popular destination for former Concordia University-Wisconsin students is Milwaukee, Wisc. It is also not uncommon to find former Concordia University-Wisconsin students living and working in Los Angeles, Calif. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $97K. Though St. Louis, Mo. takes the cake for lowest pay among Concordia University-Wisconsin grads (the median salary is $50K there), it remains a common destination for former students. In addition, Concordia University-Wisconsin grads flock to neighboring Green Bay, Wisc. as well as Madison, Wisc.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni are those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — they earn close to around $116K on average per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $43K on average per year.


Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Concordia University grads — they earn 128 percent more than their fellow graduates. Concordia University-Wisconsin grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and close to a sixth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A fair number of alumni set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of survey participants as well. 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

Dominican University grads bring in salaries of around $54K, making them the most similar to Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Concordia University-Wisconsin include Rockford College, North Park University, and Concordia University-Chicago.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Concordia University - Mequon, WI


69 %
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$40,742 - $71,681
$39,028 - $84,915
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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