Dallas Baptist University Alumni Average Salary

Dallas Baptist University is a Baptist university known for giving students excellent value for their tuition costs. Located in Dallas, Texas, the school is ranked in the top 30 percent of universities by return on investment. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Dallas Baptist University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

364th

20 Year Net ROI 

$316,300

Annual ROI 

6.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$126,700

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

566th

Early Career Salary 

$44,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$72,400

% High Meaning 

64 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$35,500  
   
National Sales Manager
2 salaries
$98,477  
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
$78,350  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$73,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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

Former Dallas Baptist University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the construction industry, the telecommunications industry, and the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Graduates of Dallas Baptist University earn $61K on average.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Dallas Baptist University alumni are National Sales Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $98K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at approximately $96K and about $78K, respectively, are Financial Controllers and Accounting Managers. Salaries are anything but generous for Inside Sales Representatives, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $35K.

Locations

Dallas Baptist University alumni like Dallas so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with just over two-fifths of grads staying on to find permanent employment. Another city that attracts a wealth of Dallas Baptist University grads is Houston, Texas; given its high compensation (around $85K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other hand, Dallas Baptist University alumni who end up in Irving, Texas receive the lowest median salary of $57K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Business from Dallas Baptist University can rake in a whopping average approximately $108K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Communication ($35K on average annually).

Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Dallas Baptist University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one-eighth of former students report doing so. Dallas Baptist University grads with Strategic Marketing experience garner salaries that are 68 percent more than other grads' salaries. Experience with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Event Planning is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, slightly more than one-third of respondents report receiving the former, whereas just half of the alumni report receiving the latter. To plan for old age, a large number of alumni maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that a large number of former students are given health coverage, and a fair number of alums accept dental insurance. Additional perks enjoyed by Dallas Baptist University grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

St Marys University grads bring in salaries of around $61K, making them the most similar to Dallas Baptist University alumni in terms of earnings. 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*
* SAT writing score is not included.
948 1304
ACT Scores 18 27

Key Stats for Dallas Baptist University

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
Salary
$39,266 - $87,083
Salary
$34,963 - $93,780
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Dallas Baptist University
$72,000
$37,481 - $99,456
$44,219 - $85,090
$85,000

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