High Point University Alumni Average Salary

High Point University is an United Methodist university based in High Point, N.C. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Panthers!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. This summary is derived from information given by HPU grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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589th

20 Year Net ROI 

$271,000

Annual ROI 

5.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$173,000

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667th

Early Career Salary 

$42,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$68,900

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36 %

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High Point University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$22K$44K$66K
Account Manager
4 salaries
$52,500  
   
Director of Communications
4 salaries
$63,730  
Marketing Communications Manager
3 salaries
$58,200  
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$56,196  
Marketing Coordinator
3 salaries
$35,000  
Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
3 salaries
$48,000  
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$46,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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About This School

833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, NC 27262-3598

3,999

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Industry

The average salary for a grad from HPU is $63K.

Locations

HPU alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Winston-Salem, N.C., which offers a median salary of $81K. Though Greensboro, N.C. takes the cake for lowest pay among HPU grads (the median salary is $63K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree leads to the highest pay for HPU grads (around $66K on average per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning about $38K.

Skills

Former Panthers with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 29 percent more than other grads' salaries. Marketing Communications is a popular skill among HPU alumni, with roughly one in four grads reporting using it on the job. Experience with Graphic Design, Insurance, and Project Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of graduates can rely on paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. Most former students receive health insurance, and a fair number of alums get dental coverage. A large number of alumni participate in a 401(k) program. Other benefits that High Point University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, and company pension plan.

Related Schools

Alumni of Methodist University pick up average paychecks of $62K, which is closest to the amount made by HPU grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to HPU include Catawba College, Livingstone College, and Shaw University.

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Key Stats for High Point University

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$50,000 - $89,000
Salary
$59,500 - $92,991
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
21%

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