Drury University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Springfield, Mo., Drury University, a school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. This summary is derived from information given by Drury University grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Executive Director
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Intern Architect
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Project Manager, Architecture
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About This School

900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791


Private School

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Graduates of Drury University head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the manufacturing industry, the architectural and engineering services industry, and clinical care are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. Among Drury University grads, the architectural services industry is a commonly chosen career field. The insurance and financial services industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Drury University grads, with less than five percent of former students experienced in this area. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by Drury University alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Starting salaries of about $46K are the median among Drury University grads.


The Drury University alumni who make the most are Architecture Project Managers; they report a median pay of $63K. Design Architects draw in a fair amount as well — $51K. Salaries are anything but generous for Intern Architects, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at approximately $42K.


Springfield is a popular place for Drury University students to settle after graduation, and two in five grads find steadfast employment in the city. It is no surprise that Overland Park, Kan., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $66K), is another of the most popular spots for former Drury University students. Though West Plains, Mo. takes the cake for lowest pay among Drury University grads (the median salary is $45K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Drury University alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration — they earn close to around $80K on average per year. A Master of Architecture (MArch) offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $42K).


Drury University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 12 percent more than other alumni ($52K on average). Many former Drury University students are familiar with Project Management, and around a sixth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. In addition, those who are savvy in Autodesk Revit Architecture, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD Architecture are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, roughly half of the graduates are compensated for vacation days, but only one-third of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. A fair number of grads have medical plans, and approximately half of the former students have dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair number of respondents contribute to a 401(k). Drury University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Campbellsville University grads is about $45K, making their salaries most similar to those of Drury University grads. Other schools similar to Drury University include MidAmerica Nazarene University, Christian Brothers University, and Oakland City University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1505 1870
ACT Scores 22 28

Key Stats for Drury University


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$24,190 - $64,067
$36,319 - $58,983
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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