Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni Average Salary

Indiana Wesleyan University is a Wesleyan university based in Marion, Ind. that is home to around 11,000 undergraduates. This summary is derived from information given by Indiana Wesleyan University grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Human Resources (HR) Manager
24 salaries
Operations Manager
23 salaries
16 salaries
Staff Accountant
14 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
13 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Director
13 salaries
Executive Director
11 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,201

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About This School

4201 S Washington St
Marion, IN 46953-4974


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Indiana Wesleyan University work in a variety of sectors including the health care services industry, the health care industry, and the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. The manufacturing industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Very few Indiana Wesleyan University grads go into the insurance and financial services industry; in fact, less than five percent of alumni enter this industry. Those with a degree from Indiana Wesleyan University make an average of $56K.


The most generous salaries among Indiana Wesleyan University alumni are reportedly earned by Information Technology Managers, whose median earnings come to $91K, followed by Human Resources Information Systems Managers ($71K) and Operations Managers ($69K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Human Resources Managers who make an average of around $65K.


Many Indiana Wesleyan University grads flock to Indianapolis, Ind. Louisville, Ky. is also a common destination for Indiana Wesleyan University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $83K. Home to the lowest median salary for Indiana Wesleyan University alumni is Lafayette, Ind., a popular place for former students despite its about $37K average paycheck. Cincinnati, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) leads to the highest pay for Indiana Wesleyan University grads ($94K on average per year). Graduates holding an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of approximately $38K.


Knowledge of Data Analysis seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 32 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($74K). One in five Indiana Wesleyan University grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just over half of the alumni, but only one-fourth of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. A fair number of survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of grads receive dental plans, too. To plan for old age, a strong majority of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Indiana Wesleyan University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Indianapolis grads (who make an average of $55K) earn salaries most similar to Indiana Wesleyan University alumni. Other schools similar to Indiana Wesleyan University include the University of Findlay, Valparaiso University, and Olivet Nazarene University.

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Key Stats for Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU)


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$36,143 - $78,690
$33,653 - $71,124

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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20 years or more
$42,574 - $79,106
$64,964 - $71,686

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