Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni Average Salary

Indiana Wesleyan University, a Wesleyan school in Marion, Ind., has roughly 11,000 undergrads. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Indiana Wesleyan University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

690th

20 Year Net ROI 

$210,800

Annual ROI 

5.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$132,200

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College Salary Report

943rd

Early Career Salary 

$41,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$59,500

% High Meaning 

56.0%

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Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Operations Manager
7 salaries
$85,926  
   
Production Supervisor
6 salaries
$51,000  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
5 salaries
$61,042  
Administrative Assistant
5 salaries
$33,000  
Financial Controller
4 salaries
$53,856  
General / Operations Manager
4 salaries
$83,988  
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
$55,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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About This School

4201 S Washington St
Marion, IN 46953-4974

www.indwes.edu/Admissions/

10,766

Private School, Religious

65 %

2 %

51 %

43 %


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Industry

Graduates of Indiana Wesleyan University work in a variety of sectors including the manufacturing industry, the health care services industry, and clinical care. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Starting salaries of $56K are the median among Indiana Wesleyan University grads.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $51K on average compared to $68K for male graduates.

Jobs

Operations Managers win the contest for best-paid Indiana Wesleyan University alumni, making about $87K on average every year, though Operations Managers ($82K), and Senior Accountants (around $59K) are not far behind. Staff Accountants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of approximately $38K in this job.

Locations

Indianapolis, Ind. is filled with Indiana Wesleyan University grads. Another city that attracts a wealth of Indiana Wesleyan University grads is Cincinnati, Ohio; given its high compensation ($72K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Indiana Wesleyan University alumni is Cleveland, Ohio, which offers a median salary of $48K. Neighboring Fort Wayne, Ind. is another common pick among Indiana Wesleyan University grads, along with Louisville, Ky.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University can rake in a whopping average around $83K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those with an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average about $38K per year.

Skills

Many former Indiana Wesleyan University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and approximately one-sixth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. For Indiana Wesleyan University grads, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 31 percent more than other alumni salaries. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Operations Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Most alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of alums receive dental plans, too. A large number of former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Indiana Wesleyan University grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Olivet Nazarene University grads report the most similar salaries to Indiana Wesleyan University alums, earning $57K on average. The University of Indianapolis, the University of Findlay, and Valparaiso University are also similar to Indiana Wesleyan University.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU)

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$35,672 - $66,617
Salary
$40,469 - $88,796
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
$34,865 - $81,700
$36,276 - $65,244
$37,341 - $76,302
$44,042 - $92,343
$37,359 - $65,888

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