Average Salary for Dallas Baptist University Alumni

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. The data for this snapshot was collected from Dallas Baptist University graduates who took PayScale's 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Operations Manager
3 salaries
$56,010  
   
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$46,800  
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$94,000  
Client Service Manager
2 salaries
$61,500  
Vice President (VP), Operations
2 salaries
$135,500  
Director of Information Technology Services
2 salaries
$124,000  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$73,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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

Graduates of Dallas Baptist University go into IT services, the religious organization industry, and the manufacturing industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The majority of Dallas Baptist University alumni wind up in the education industry. Following graduation, Dallas Baptist University students earn an average of $62K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Dallas Baptist University alumni are Directors of IT Services; they earn a median annual salary of about $124K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at around $94K and $75K, respectively, are Financial Controllers and Senior Business Analysts. On the lower end, Inside Sales Representatives report making $35K.

Locations

Graduates of Dallas Baptist University seem to enjoy living in Dallas, and just over two-fifths of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. 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. Dallas Baptist University alumni in Richardson, Texas can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $40K. Nearby Fort Worth, Texas is also a top pick for Dallas Baptist University grads, as is Mansfield, Texas.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Business leads to the highest pay for Dallas Baptist University grads ($108K on average per year). Those holding a B.A. in Communication are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $35K on average per year.

Skills

Close to one-eighth of Dallas Baptist University grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Dallas Baptist University grads, proficiency in Financial Analysis warrants a paycheck that is 17 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Budget Management, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, slightly more than half of the survey participants are compensated for vacation days, but only two-fifths of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most grads contribute to a 401(k). Dental insurance applies to a fair number of survey participants, and a large number of graduates report health coverage. Graduates of Dallas Baptist University are also recipients of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for Wayland Baptist University grads is $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of 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
$37,768 - $76,069
Salary
$34,917 - $86,455
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Dallas Baptist University
$38,000
$39,214 - $85,730
$46,216 - $85,842
$66,000

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