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Average Salary for Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Ranked in the top 29 percent of universities by ROI, Dallas Baptist University is a Baptist university based in Dallas, Texas, home to around 4,000 undergraduates. Located in Dallas, one of the biggest draws of this private university is the surrounding urban environment. A perfect laboratory for ardent students of the humanities, coffee drinkers and foodies alike. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank
384
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities
146
out of 476
Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious
116
out of 280
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Typical Early Career Salary
$41,400
Dallas Baptist University Alumni
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Operations Manager
5 salaries
$56,010  
   
Staff Accountant
4 salaries
$43,400  
Office Manager
4 salaries
$57,767  
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$94,000  
Director of Operations
3 salaries
$46,000  
Director of Information Technology Services
2 salaries
$124,000  
National Sales Manager
2 salaries
$115,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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Dallas Baptist University Details

Address:

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211-9299

Website:

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:

3,513

Categories:

Private Schools, Religious

Graduation Rate:

54 %

% STEM:

4 %

% Stay In State:

88 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

32 %
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Industry

Former Dallas Baptist University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including religious service, the education industry, and the health care industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the financial services industry. Those with a degree from Dallas Baptist University tend to make around $63K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only about $58K on average compared to $71K for male graduates.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Dallas Baptist University alumni are Financial Controllers; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $94K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $64K and $62K are Database Administrators and Client Service Managers. On the lower end, Staff Accountants report making $43K.

Locations

Dallas Baptist University alumni do not feel the need to relocate after graduation, and approximately one-half of grads find stable employment in Dallas. Houston is another hot spot for Dallas Baptist University grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $147K). Plano is a popular spot for former Dallas Baptist University students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $53K. Neighboring Irving is another common pick among Dallas Baptist University grads, along with Fort Worth.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Management Information Systems (MIS) will compensate Dallas Baptist University grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in about $117K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Business Management fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of approximately $42K.

Skills

For Dallas Baptist University grads, proficiency in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) warrants a paycheck that is 24 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Office is a common skill among Dallas Baptist University alumni — approximately one-seventh of grads mention using it at work. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, approximately half of the respondents are compensated for vacation days, but only one-third of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. Most alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair portion of survey participants receive dental plans, too. Most survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dallas Baptist University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for St Marys University grads is around $61K, making their salaries most similar to those of Dallas Baptist University grads. Other schools similar to Dallas Baptist University include Abilene Christian University, Wayland Baptist University, and Mississippi College.

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Test Scores
Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores* 937 1298
ACT Scores 19 28

Key Stats

Gender

Female

58 %

female alumni

Male

42 %

male alumni
Salary
$34,721 - $75,687
Salary
$36,220 - $96,868

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction


Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

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