Average Salary for Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Concordia University is a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod university based in Mequon, Wisc. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Concordia University-Wisconsin grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

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Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
Registered Occupational Therapist
2 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Marketing Manager
2 salaries
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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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72 %

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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 industry, the recruiting or staffing industry, and clinical care. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care services industry. Median pay for those who graduated from Concordia University-Wisconsin amounts to $54K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $56K on average compared to about $75K for male graduates.


Financial Controllers win the contest for best-paid Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni, making $79K on average every year, though Marketing Managers ($75K), and Registered Occupational Therapists (around $67K) are not far behind. Sliding in near the bottom are Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, who report earnings of approximately $42K.


Many Concordia University-Wisconsin grads flock to Milwaukee, Wisc. With a median salary of around $66K, Green Bay, Wisc. represents the highest-paid city popular among Concordia University-Wisconsin grads. Appleton, Wisc. is a popular spot for former Concordia University-Wisconsin students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $51K. Nearby Mequon, Wisc. and Madison, Wisc. also rank high on the list of cities for Concordia University-Wisconsin grads.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration earns Concordia University-Wisconsin students the most money after college (an average about $113K per year). Those with a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $43K per year.


Competency in Financial Analysis translates into above-average pay for Concordia University grads — they earn 45 percent more than their fellow graduates. Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with close to a seventh of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Data Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in five survey participants, respectively). Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of alums, and the larger part of graduates sign up for dental plans. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair number of grads contribute to a 401(k). Other benefits that Concordia University alumni receive are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $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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ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Concordia University - Mequon, WI


72 %
28 %
$40,799 - $72,003
$40,819 - $95,000
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 16 votes.

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