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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Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Operations Manager
9 salaries
Production Supervisor
6 salaries
Administrative Assistant
5 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
4 salaries
General / Operations Manager
4 salaries
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
Financial Controller
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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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, 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.


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


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.


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.


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)


61 %
39 %
$35,672 - $66,617
$40,469 - $88,796
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 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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