Average Salary for Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than Dallas Baptist University. It is a Baptist university based in Dallas, Texas that is ranked in the top 30 percent of universities by return on investment. The data for this synopsis comes from former Dallas Baptist University students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

364
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

112
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

116
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$41,400
Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$94,000  
   
Operations Manager
3 salaries
$56,010  
Director of Information Technology Services
2 salaries
$124,000  
Inside Sales Representative
2 salaries
$35,493  
Senior Business Analyst
2 salaries
$74,750  
Client Service Manager
2 salaries
$61,500  
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
$43,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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 aerospace and defense industry, and the manufacturing industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Starting salaries of $63K are the median among Dallas Baptist University grads.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Dallas Baptist University alumni are reportedly earned by VPs of Operations, whose median earnings come to $136K, followed by Directors of IT Services ($124K) and Financial Controllers ($94K). Salaries are anything but generous for Staff Accountants, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at around $47K.

Locations

Many Dallas Baptist University alumni remain in Dallas after graduation; more than two-fifths of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. 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 about $74K. On the far end of the pay scale, Dallas Baptist University alumni often reside in Fort Worth, Texas, which is home to the lowest pay at approximately $53K. Close-by Mansfield, Texas and Plano, Texas are also desirable cities among Dallas Baptist University alumni.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Business earns Dallas Baptist University students the most money after college (an average around $108K per year). Those holding a B.A. in Communication are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $35K on average per year.

Skills

Dallas Baptist University grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and one-eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Organizational Development commands a pay premium of 17 percent for Dallas Baptist University grads. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Budget Management, and Financial Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although roughly half of the former students are compensated for vacation days, only two-fifths of alumni are paid for sick time. A large number of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of respondents, and a large number of former students report health coverage. 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

Oklahoma City University grads bring in salaries of around $62K, making them the most similar to Dallas Baptist University alumni in terms of earnings. Abilene Christian University, Wayland Baptist University, and Mississippi College are also similar to Dallas Baptist 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
60 %
Male
40 %
Salary
$36,500 - $76,435
Salary
$35,101 - $85,705
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Dallas Baptist University
$38,000
$39,415 - $86,347
$46,216 - $85,842
$66,000

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