Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Concordia University, a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod institution based in Mequon, Wisc. The figures in this rundown were provided by Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

863rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$193,000

Annual ROI 

4.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$151,000

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College Salary Report

827th

Early Career Salary 

$40,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$64,300

% High Meaning 

59 %

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Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
6 salaries
$50,000  
   
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
5 salaries
$81,000  
Registered Occupational Therapist
5 salaries
$62,789  
Marketing Manager
4 salaries
$57,931  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
$60,161  
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
3 salaries
$89,816  
Pastor
3 salaries
$62,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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 %

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Industry

Former Concordia University-Wisconsin students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including IT services, the software development industry, and clinical care. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Former Concordia University-Wisconsin graduates bring in $53K on average.

Jobs

Concordia University-Wisconsin grads who become Financial Controllers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average around $79K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Human Resources Managers — their salaries approach $66K. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Human Resources Generalists; alumni in this role face average salaries of $51K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Concordia University-Wisconsin alums, Green Bay, Wisc. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. It is no surprise that Milwaukee, Wisc., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $70K), is another of the most popular spots for former Concordia University-Wisconsin students. 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 approximately $43K. Graduates also relocate to St. Louis, Mo. and Appleton, Wisc.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration will compensate Concordia University-Wisconsin grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $108K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Business (BB), Business Management are the lowest of the pack, earning around $45K.

Skills

Many Concordia University-Wisconsin grads have knowledge of Project Management, with one-sixth of alumni using this program on the clock. Concordia University grads who have experience with Program Management can expect to make 48 percent more than other alumni ($78K on average). Experience with Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly half of the former students report receiving paid vacation days, but just one in three grads are paid for sick leave. Most respondents report contributing to a 401(k). It is no small feat that a large number of former students are given health coverage, and the larger part of graduates accept dental insurance. Additional perks enjoyed by Concordia University grads include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

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

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Key Stats for Concordia University - Mequon, WI

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
Salary
$39,938 - $78,675
Salary
$39,297 - $92,979
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%
$38,794 - $92,421
$41,494 - $78,500

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