Dallas Baptist University Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 30 percent of universities by return on investment, Dallas Baptist University is a Baptist university based in Dallas, Texas, and it's home to around 3,000 undergraduates. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

364th

20 Year Net ROI 

$316,300

Annual ROI 

6.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$126,700

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College Salary Report

566th

Early Career Salary 

$44,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$72,400

% High Meaning 

64.0%

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Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Operations Manager
3 salaries
$56,010  
   
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$94,000  
Client Service Manager
2 salaries
$61,500  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$73,000  
National Sales Manager
2 salaries
$98,477  
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
$43,400  
Senior Business Analyst
2 salaries
$74,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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About This School

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211-9299

www.dbu.edu/admissions

3,435

Private School, Religious

55 %

4 %

93 %

25 %


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Industry

Dallas Baptist University alumni can most commonly be found in the religious organization industry, the financial services industry, and IT services, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among Dallas Baptist University grads, the education industry is a commonly chosen career field. Graduates of Dallas Baptist University earn about $62K on average.

Jobs

Dallas Baptist University grads who become Directors of IT Services garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $124K annually. However, Financial Controllers and Senior Business Analysts also rank as top-earners (bringing in $94K and approximately $75K, respectively). On the lower end, Inside Sales Representatives report making around $35K.

Locations

Many Dallas Baptist University alumni seem to stick around Dallas after wrapping up their studies; just over two-fifths of grads remain to find permanent work. It is also not uncommon to find former Dallas Baptist University students living and working in Irving, Texas — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $74K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Dallas Baptist University alumni is Fort Worth, Texas, which offers a median salary of $53K. Nearby Mansfield, Texas is also a top pick for Dallas Baptist University grads, as is Houston, Texas.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Dallas Baptist University alumni are those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Business — they earn close to $108K on average per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Communication tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $35K per year.

Skills

Dallas Baptist University grads who have experience with Organizational Development can expect to make 18 percent more than other alumni (approximately $74K on average). Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Dallas Baptist University alumni, with close to one-tenth of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Budget Management, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Just over half of the alumni are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about two-fifths of alumni get paid sick leave. A large number of former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of respondents, and a strong majority of former students sign up for dental plans. Additional perks enjoyed by Dallas Baptist University grads include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Wayland Baptist University graduates, who earn around $62K on average, make a similar amount to Dallas Baptist University grads. Other schools similar to Dallas Baptist University include Abilene Christian University, Mississippi College, and Oklahoma City University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
948 1304
ACT Scores 18 27

Key Stats for Dallas Baptist University

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$33,772 - $73,388
Salary
$34,963 - $86,455
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Dallas Baptist University
$38,000
$38,715 - $86,700
$46,216 - $85,842
$66,000

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