Drury University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Springfield, Mo., Drury University, a school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1248th

20 Year Net ROI 

$63,000

Annual ROI 

2.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$138,000

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College Salary Report

975th

Early Career Salary 

$37,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$57,400

% High Meaning 

60 %

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Drury University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$31K$62K$93K
Intern Architect
6 salaries
$38,710  
   
Design Architect
5 salaries
$49,231  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
$48,750  
Executive Director
3 salaries
$58,000  
Project Manager, Architecture
3 salaries
$56,010  
Office Manager
3 salaries
$39,996  
Technical Product & Program Manager
2 salaries
$92,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 May 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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About This School

900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791

4,231

Private School

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Industry

A large chunk of former Drury University students are employed in the manufacturing industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. For Drury University alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Graduates of Drury University earn $47K on average.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Drury University alumni are Executive Directors; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $70K.

Locations

Though Springfield, Mo. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at $50K), about two in five Drury University students continue living here after college. However, Drury University grads looking to fill their bank accounts consider moving to St. Louis, Mo. — one of the most popular top-paying cities — with its median salary of around $62K.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) earns Drury University students the most money after college (an average $80K per year). A Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $45K.

Skills

Drury University grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) abilities can expect to make 67 percent more than their former classmates (about $79K). Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Drury University alumni, with one in ten workers reporting using it on the job. Experience with Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Fundraising is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just under half of the graduates, but only one in four survey participants are rewarded with paid sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of survey participants, and roughly half of the graduates sign up for dental plans. To plan for old age, a strong majority of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Drury University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Campbellsville University grads bring in salaries of around approximately $49K, making them the most similar to Drury University alumni in terms of earnings. MidAmerica Nazarene University, Christian Brothers University, and Oakland City University are also similar to Drury University.

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Key Stats for Drury University

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$14,838 - $73,625
Salary
$40,851 - $77,769
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
$35,493 - $78,191
$43,500 - $90,000

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