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

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a school in Tallahassee, Fla., has roughly 9,000 undergrads. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Rattlers!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$160,000

Annual ROI 

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Total 4 Year Cost 

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Attorney / Lawyer
7 salaries
$65,000  
   
Associate Attorney
6 salaries
$52,359  
Software Engineer
6 salaries
$84,500  
Finance Manager
4 salaries
$96,074  
Design Architect
4 salaries
$38,710  
Executive Director
4 salaries
$70,000  
Project Architect
4 salaries
$76,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 332
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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 %

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68 %


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Industry

FAMU alumni can most commonly be found in the health care services industry, the health care industry, and the consulting industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Graduates of FAMU earn about $59K on average.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in around $75K after graduating from FAMU, the average woman earns only $58K.

Locations

Graduates of FAMU seem to enjoy living in Tallahassee, and slightly less than a fifth of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. The top-paying city popular with FAMU alumni is Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of $83K. Though Orlando, Fla. takes the cake for lowest pay among FAMU grads (the median salary is approximately $46K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Atlanta, Ga. and Jacksonville, Fla. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration earns FAMU students the most money after college (an average $95K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a law degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $45K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of Sales Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 52 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($90K). FAMU grads are usually competent in Customer Service, and roughly a seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Office Administration, and Microsoft Excel rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Health coverage is awarded to most grads, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of former students as well. A large number of grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $61K for University of Nebraska at Omaha alumni, making their earnings most comparable to FAMU grads. The University of West Florida, Georgia Southern University, and Lamar University are also similar to FAMU.

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$27,876 - $72,589
Salary
$42,453 - $93,388
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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