East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni Average Salary

East Tennessee State University is a university based in Johnson City, Tenn. that is home to around 12,000 undergraduates. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Buccaneers!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1353rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$109,000

Annual ROI 

3.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$94,200

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619th

Early Career Salary 

$48,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$64,600

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East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Retail Store Manager
7 salaries
$43,139  
   
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
6 salaries
$89,575  
Human Resources (HR) Director
6 salaries
$48,750  
Graphic Designer
5 salaries
$32,293  
Director of Operations
5 salaries
$42,000  
Operations Manager
5 salaries
$80,000  
Staff Accountant
5 salaries
$48,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 502

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About This School

807 University Pky
Johnson City, TN 37614-0000

East Tennessee State University

www.etsu.edu/admissions/

11,820

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

41 %

15 %

64 %

46 %

Industry

The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. ETSU graduates see an average starting salary of $60K.

Gender

The number of male graduates who responded to the survey outweighs the number of women with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many ETSU alumni (around a seventh of) end up finding permanent jobs in Johnson City. The top-paying city popular with ETSU alumni is Bristol, Tenn., which offers a median salary of about $104K. On the far end of the pay scale, ETSU alumni often reside in Nashville, Tenn., which is home to the lowest pay at $58K. Neighboring Knoxville, Tenn. is another common pick among ETSU grads, along with Gastonia, N.C.

Degree Major

ETSU students with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) can expect to make the most money (approximately $82K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $48K per year.

Skills

Microsoft Word is a popular skill among ETSU alumni, with roughly one in ten workers reporting using it on the job. Former Buccaneers who have experience with System Administration can expect to make 20 percent more than other alumni ($72K on average). Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A little less than half of the survey participants are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one in four survey participants get paid sick leave. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of grads, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of grads as well. Most grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. East Tennessee State University graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Tennessee State University grads bring in salaries of around around $60K, making them the most similar to ETSU alumni in terms of earnings. Middle Tennessee State University, East Carolina University, and South Carolina State University are also similar to ETSU.

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Key Stats for East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Salary
$68,200
Salary
$30,767 - $75,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
27%

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