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Average Salary for Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Around 4,000 people attend Concordia University, a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod institution based in Mequon, Wisc. The data for this synopsis comes from former Concordia University-Wisconsin students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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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
4 salaries
Marketing Specialist
2 salaries
Registered Occupational Therapist
2 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
2 salaries
Plant Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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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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Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the health care services industry, the education industry, and clinical care. The most popular field is the manufacturing industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Concordia University-Wisconsin is $53K.


The most lucrative professionals among Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni are Presidents; they earn a median annual salary of $185K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $68K and about $67K, respectively, are Marketing Managers and Registered Occupational Therapists. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at approximately $42K.


Many Concordia University-Wisconsin students are Milwaukee, Wisc.-bound following college. With a median salary of $78K, Chicago, Ill. represents the highest-paid city popular among Concordia University-Wisconsin grads. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni is St. Louis, Mo., where earnings average around $46K. In addition, Concordia University-Wisconsin grads flock to neighboring Green Bay, Wisc. as well as Appleton, Wisc.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) leads to the highest pay for Concordia University-Wisconsin grads (about $116K on average per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management — their annual income amounts to around $43K on average.


Concordia University grads with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 131 percent more than their former classmates ($124K). Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni, with about one in seven workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to a fair number of alums, and the larger part of alums also receive dental coverage. Concordia University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for Dominican University grads is approximately $54K, making their salaries most similar to those of Concordia University-Wisconsin grads. 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


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$38,854 - $73,104
$39,298 - $83,814
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 31 votes.

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