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. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Panthers!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the HPU grads who participated in PayScale's 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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College Salary Report

667th

Early Career Salary 

$42,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$68,900

% High Meaning 

36 %

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High Point University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$32K$64K$96K
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
3 salaries
$95,223  
   
Purchasing Manager
3 salaries
$62,500  
Marketing Communications Manager
3 salaries
$58,200  
Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
3 salaries
$48,000  
Accountant
3 salaries
$50,000  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
$48,611  
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$46,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220

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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

Graduates of HPU earn approximately $63K on average.

Locations

It is also not uncommon to find former HPU students living and working in Winston-Salem, N.C. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $81K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among HPU grads is Greensboro, N.C. (median compensation is $63K).

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree earns HPU students the most money after college (an average around $73K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $32K.

Skills

Former Panthers with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 29 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many former HPU students are familiar with Marketing Communications, and just under a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Project Management, Insurance, and Graphic Design also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of grads report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni are paid for sick leave. Most former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage. High Point University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Median pay for Methodist University grads is $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of HPU grads. 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
$70,500
Salary
$80,940
058
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
25%
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