Average Salary for Drury University Alumni

Drury University is a university based in Springfield, Mo. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1034
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

318
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

70
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$36,900
Drury 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$21K$42K$63K
Intern Architect
4 salaries
$42,000  
   
Design Architect
2 salaries
$51,456  
Project Manager, Architecture
2 salaries
$62,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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About This School

900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791

4,231

Private School

57 %

19 %

80 %

63 %


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Industry

Professionally, the manufacturing industry, the architectural and engineering services industry, and the accounting firm industry are popular business areas among Drury University alumni. The most popular field is the architectural services industry. Less than five percent of Drury University grads move into clinical care — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Unfortunately, former Drury University students — a population with excellent SAT results — report salaries on the lower end of the pay scale. Following graduation, Drury University students earn an average of $45K.

Jobs

The Drury University alumni who make the most are Architecture Project Managers; they report a median pay of about $63K. Project Architects and Design Architects draw in a fair amount as well — approximately $56K and $51K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Intern Architects who make an average of $42K.

Locations

Drury University alumni seem to appreciate living in Springfield, and nearly two in five grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Dallas, Texas is another hot spot for Drury University grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $69K). On the other hand, Drury University alumni who end up in Kansas City, Mo. receive the lowest median salary of $44K. Drury University alumni express interest in nearby St. Louis, Mo. and West Plains, Mo. as well.

Degree Major

Drury University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration and earn a median salary of around $80K per year. Those with a Master of Architecture (MArch) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average about $42K per year.

Skills

Drury University alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with around one in six grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Drury University grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 15 percent more than their former classmates ($52K). Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Close to half of the survey participants are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of former students, and just over half of the graduates sign up for dental plans. A strong majority of grads set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Other benefits that Drury University alumni receive are a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Campbellsville University graduates, who earn $45K on average, make a similar amount to 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

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %
Salary
$24,348 - $64,010
Salary
$35,972 - $60,086
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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