Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Mequon, Wisc., Concordia University, a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Concordia University-Wisconsin grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

859th

20 Year Net ROI 

$158,000

Annual ROI 

3.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$145,000

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College Salary Report

827th

Early Career Salary 

$40,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$64,300

% High Meaning 

59.0%

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Concordia University - Mequon, WI Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$27K$54K$81K
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
$61,160  
   
Registered Occupational Therapist
2 salaries
$67,400  
Financial Controller
2 salaries
$78,500  
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
2 salaries
$42,000  
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
2 salaries
$51,057  
Marketing Manager
2 salaries
$67,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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

The education industry, the health care industry, and clinical care are just a few of the areas in which Concordia University-Wisconsin grads find work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care services industry. The average salary for a grad from Concordia University-Wisconsin is $55K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of about $59K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $75K.

Jobs

Financial Controllers win the contest for best-paid Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni, making around $79K on average every year, though Marketing Managers ($75K), and Registered Occupational Therapists ($67K) are not far behind. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators — they bring in $42K.

Locations

Many Concordia University-Wisconsin students are Milwaukee, Wisc.-bound following college. It is also not uncommon to find former Concordia University-Wisconsin students living and working in Green Bay, Wisc. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of approximately $71K. Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni in Madison, Wisc. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at around $52K. Close-by Mequon, Wisc. and St. Louis, Mo. are also desirable cities among Concordia University-Wisconsin alumni.

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). A Bachelor's Degree, Business Management commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $44K.

Skills

Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Concordia University grads — they earn 124 percent more than their fellow graduates. Concordia University-Wisconsin grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and nearly one-eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. A fair number of alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of respondents are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of grads report dental coverage, too. Graduates of Concordia University are also recipients of 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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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Concordia University - Mequon, WI

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %
Salary
$41,460 - $72,699
Salary
$40,337 - $100,500
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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