Average Salary for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University (FAMU) Alumni

Around 9,000 people attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a institution based in Tallahassee, Fla. The athletic culture permeates campus life (Go Rattlers!), and students take full advantage of the school's urban location by enjoying concerts, dinners, and festivals around town. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

479
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

190
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

260
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$43,600
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University (FAMU) 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$32K$64K$96K
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
4 salaries
$80,939  
   
Software Engineer
3 salaries
$95,054  
Web Designer
2 salaries
$45,749  
Creative Services Manager
2 salaries
$60,000  
High School Teacher
2 salaries
$50,350  
Construction Project Manager
2 salaries
$58,500  
Process Engineer
2 salaries
$72,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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About This School

1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Florida A&M University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University

8,930

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

41 %

13 %

50 %

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Industry

FAMU alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, the architectural services industry, and the health care services industry. The education industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Following graduation, FAMU students earn an average of $65K.

Gender

Male graduates of FAMU out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of about $76K versus around $58K for women.

Jobs

Among FAMU graduates, the biggest earners are Software Engineers, who haul in $95K on average. Next on the list are Financial Analysts and Associate Professors, bringing in approximately $83K and $81K, respectively. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for High School Teachers; alumni in this role face average salaries of $50K.

Locations

Many FAMU alumni seem to stick around Tallahassee after wrapping up their studies; roughly one in seven grads remain to find permanent work. In addition, former FAMU students often head to Washington, DC after graduating, where the median salary comes to $82K in this top-paying city. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by FAMU alumni is Miami, Fla., where earnings average $47K. In addition, grads flock to Atlanta, Ga. as well as Orlando, Fla.

Degree Major

Former Rattlers who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) and earn a median salary of $93K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Economics (approximately $33K on average annually).

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among FAMU alumni, with slightly less than one-fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Former Rattlers who have experience with Data Analysis can expect to make 27 percent more than other alumni ($82K on average). Experience with Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Most graduates receive health insurance, and a fair number of former students get dental coverage. A large number of grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Graduates of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Bowie State University grads is around $65K, making their salaries most similar to those of FAMU grads. The University of West Florida, Georgia Southern University, and Lamar University are also similar to FAMU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1260 1520
ACT Scores 18 22

Key Stats for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University (FAMU)

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$31,785 - $71,819
Salary
$40,764 - $92,034
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

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