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Average Salary for John Brown University Alumni

Founded in Siloam Springs, Ark., John Brown University is an institution of higher learning for around 2,000 students. Private education at this university is geared towards the business-savvy student, and it is common to find alumni with degrees in finance, accounting, or advertising. The data for this snapshot was collected from John Brown University graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

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Typical Early Career Salary

John Brown University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Graphic Designer
4 salaries
Operations Manager
3 salaries
Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
Mental Health Counselor
2 salaries
Senior Finance Manager
2 salaries
Marketing Manager
2 salaries
Video Producer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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John Brown University Details

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761


Private Schools, Business

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Professionally, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, the education industry, and the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry are popular business areas among John Brown University alumni. The majority of John Brown University alumni wind up in the health care industry. Those with an education from John Brown University earn an average of $53K.


John Brown University grads who become Senior Mechanical Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in around $106K annually. However, Art Directors and Operations Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $66K and about $65K, respectively). On the lower end, Graphic Designers report making $35K.


Bentonville is filled with John Brown University grads. John Brown University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Dallas, which offers median salaries of $65K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by John Brown University alumni is Fayetteville, where earnings average approximately $36K. Neighboring Fort Smith is another common pick among John Brown University grads, along with Little Rock.

Degree Major

A Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), Mechanical Engineering (ME) leads to the highest pay for John Brown University grads ($108K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design (approximately $39K annually).


Project Management is a popular skill among John Brown University alumni, with roughly a seventh of grads reporting using it on the job. For John Brown University grads, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 46 percent more than other alumni salaries. Experience with Customer Service, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Excel is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. A solid majority of former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the greater part of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and most former students report dental coverage, too. John Brown University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for College of the Ozarks grads is $54K, making their salaries most similar to those of John Brown University grads. Other schools similar to John Brown University include Oklahoma Wesleyan University, the University of the Ozarks, and Evangel University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1520 1810
ACT Scores 22 28

Key Stats

45 %
55 %
$28,000 - $63,501
$32,704 - $78,516
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Bost, Inc
$40,799 - $95,000
$26,451 - $78,611
$35,608 - $108,090
$30,521 - $50,114

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