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 figures in this overview come from the responses of Dallas Baptist University grads 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 (?
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$50K$100K$150K
Operations Manager
3 salaries
$56,010  
   
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$46,800  
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$94,000  
Director of Information Technology Services
2 salaries
$124,000  
Inside Sales Representative
2 salaries
$35,493  
Client Service Manager
2 salaries
$61,500  
Director of Operations
2 salaries
$40,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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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 the religious organization industry, religious service, and IT services, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular field is the education industry. The average salary for a grad from Dallas Baptist University is about $63K.

Jobs

Former Dallas Baptist University students with an interest in making money consider becoming Directors of IT Services, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $124K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Financial Controllers ($94K) and Project Coordinators (around $72K). Inside Sales Representatives wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $35K.

Locations

Graduates of Dallas Baptist University seem to enjoy living in Dallas, and half of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. Another city that attracts a wealth of Dallas Baptist University grads is Houston, Texas; given its high compensation ($105K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Dallas Baptist University alumni is Fort Worth, Texas, which offers a median salary of $52K. Nearby Irving, Texas is also a top pick for Dallas Baptist University grads, as is Arlington, Texas.

Degree Major

Dallas Baptist University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management and earn a median salary of approximately $120K per year. A B.A. in Communication is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $35K.

Skills

One-eighth of grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Dallas Baptist University grads with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 16 percent more than other grads' salaries. Microsoft Excel, Budget Management, and Financial Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; just over half of the alumni report receiving the former, but only two-fifths of alumni report receiving the latter. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most graduates are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of graduates report dental coverage, too. To plan for old age, most grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Alumni of Dallas Baptist University also take in 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. 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
60 %
Male
40 %
Salary
$33,538 - $74,750
Salary
$35,183 - $89,188
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Dallas Baptist University
$38,000
$39,006 - $85,424
$32,215 - $85,090
$46,452 - $58,200
$66,295

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