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Average Salary for Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni

Indiana Wesleyan University, a Wesleyan school in Marion, Ind., has roughly 11,000 undergrads. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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Typical Early Career Salary

Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Operations Manager
11 salaries
Production Supervisor
8 salaries
Financial Controller
6 salaries
Senior Accountant
5 salaries
Quality Manager
5 salaries
Staff Accountant
5 salaries
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 427

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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 manufacturing industry, clinical care, and the banking industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Indiana Wesleyan University graduates see an estimated starting salary of $56K.


Former Indiana Wesleyan University students with an interest in making money consider becoming Operations Managers, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $88K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Human Resources Directors (around $82K) and Quality Managers ($75K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Executive Assistants; alumni in this role face average salaries of $45K.


Home to a large number of Indiana Wesleyan University alums, Indianapolis is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Indiana Wesleyan University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Chicago, which offers median salaries of approximately $80K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Indiana Wesleyan University alumni is Columbus, where earnings average about $46K. Graduates also relocate to Louisville and Fort Wayne.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration leads to the highest pay for Indiana Wesleyan University grads ($77K per year). An Associate of Business Administration (ABA) offers the lowest annual financial reward (about $39K).


Many Indiana Wesleyan University grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with about a seventh of alumni using this program on the clock. Indiana Wesleyan University grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 33 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in four survey participants get paid sick time. To plan for old age, a strong majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that the greater part of survey participants are given health coverage, and most graduates accept dental insurance. Other benefits awarded to Indiana Wesleyan University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $57K for Roosevelt University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Indiana Wesleyan University grads. The University of Indianapolis, The University of Findlay, and Valparaiso University are also similar to Indiana Wesleyan University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1410 1740
ACT Scores 21 27

Key Stats for Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU)


60 %
40 %
$35,676 - $70,332
$36,369 - $86,620
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.
$35,626 - $75,541
$37,547 - $72,212
$34,977 - $65,106
$48,479 - $92,910
$33,500 - $68,047

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