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Average Salary for Fresno Pacific University Alumni

Fresno Pacific University is a Mennonite Brethren Church university located in Fresno. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

Fresno Pacific University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Project Manager, Construction
3 salaries
$52,903  
   
Director, Preschool
2 salaries
$29,925  
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
2 salaries
$55,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Fresno Pacific University Details

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709

www.fresno.edu/admissions/

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Industry

Fresno Pacific University alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include higher education, the health care industry, and the manufacturing industry. The most popular field is the education industry. Given the high SAT scores reported by Fresno Pacific University grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. The average starting salary for a graduate of Fresno Pacific University is around $46K.

Jobs

Among Fresno Pacific University alumni, those working as Certified Public Accountants report the highest median pay of $55K, followed by Construction Project Managers ($53K). On the lower end, Directors of Preschool report making $30K.

Locations

Fresno Pacific University alumni seldom move away from Fresno after college; in fact, about two-fifths of former students find lasting work in the city they adore. The top-paying city popular with Fresno Pacific University alumni is Fresno, which offers median salaries of about $50K. For comparison, the lowest paying city popular with Fresno Pacific University alumni is Bakersfield, which offers median salaries of $36K.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Management will compensate Fresno Pacific University grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in approximately $75K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making $38K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 67 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($78K). Fresno Pacific University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with approximately one in four grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Project Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and two-fifths of alumni receive sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of graduates get dental coverage. A solid majority of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Fresno Pacific University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, La Sierra University grads (who make an average of $58K) earn salaries most similar to Fresno Pacific University alumni. Notre Dame de Namur University, Holy Names University, and John F Kennedy University are also similar to Fresno Pacific University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1330 1640
ACT Scores 18 26

Key Stats

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$29,056 - $63,940
Salary
$32,013 - $61,562
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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