Average Salary for Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Dallas Baptist University, a Baptist institution planted in Dallas, Texas, with around 4,000 undergraduates, provides an excellent blend of education and price, strongly ranked in the top 29 percent of universities by ROI. This private university offers a world of opportunities for the urban adventurer. Situated in the heart of Dallas, students have easy access to a wealth of restaurants, entertainment, and cultural experiences. The figures in this rundown were provided by Dallas Baptist University alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$41,400
Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$46,800  
   
Operations Manager
3 salaries
$56,010  
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$94,000  
Inside Sales Representative
2 salaries
$35,493  
Database Administrator (DBA)
2 salaries
$63,525  
Client Service Manager
2 salaries
$61,500  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$42,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
United States (change)

About This School

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211-9299

www.dbu.edu/admissions

3,435

Private School, Religious

55 %

4 %

93 %

25 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

Graduates of Dallas Baptist University are found working in a number of different fields including religious service, the education industry, and the aerospace and defense industry. The most popular field is the financial services industry. Former Dallas Baptist University graduates tend to bring in $62K.

Jobs

Dallas Baptist University grads who become Financial Controllers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $94K annually. However, Senior Accountants and Office Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in approximately $63K and about $58K, respectively). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Inside Sales Representatives, making an average of around $35K.

Locations

Graduates of Dallas Baptist University take pride in the city of Dallas, and about one-half of grads wind up living and working here after graduation. Dallas Baptist University grads also flock to Houston, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $147K). The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Dallas Baptist University alumni is Plano, where earnings average $53K. In addition, Dallas Baptist University grads flock to neighboring Irving as well as Fort Worth.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Business earns Dallas Baptist University students the most money after college (around $108K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Business Management (about $42K annually).

Skills

Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 25 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($78K). Many former Dallas Baptist University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and around one in seven grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Budget Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Half of the respondents do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair portion of grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. For this school, a fair portion of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and most alums pick up dental plans, too. Dallas Baptist University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of St Marys University pick up average paychecks of approximately $59K, which is closest to the amount made by Dallas Baptist University grads among similar schools. Abilene Christian University, Wayland Baptist University, and Mississippi College are also similar to Dallas Baptist University.

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
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$34,586 - $75,386
Salary
$35,860 - $94,202
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Dallas Baptist University
$38,000
$38,656 - $82,255
$32,492 - $77,092
$50,149 - $76,895
$50,000 - $154,948
$50,607 - $67,000

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