Average Salary for John Brown University Alumni

Located in Siloam Springs, Ark., roughly 2,000 students call John Brown University home for four years. The private university has a reputation for being business-minded. Students get to the top of the food chain studying finance, marketing, management, and strategy. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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John Brown University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Graphic Designer
3 salaries
Mental Health Counselor
2 salaries
Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
Art Director
2 salaries
Video Producer
2 salaries
Senior Finance Manager
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
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About This School

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761



Private School, Business

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The marketing, advertising, and media management industry, the education industry, and the religious organization industry are just a few of the areas in which John Brown University grads find work. The majority of John Brown University alumni wind up in the health care industry. Starting salaries of $53K are common among John Brown University grads.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males tend to earn approximately $62K per year compared to females' $49K.


John Brown University grads who become Senior Mechanical Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $106K annually. However, Senior Finance Managers and Operations Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $100K and around $65K, respectively). Graphic Designers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $35K.


Many John Brown University grads end up living in Bentonville, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. John Brown University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Dallas, which offers median salaries of $65K. John Brown University alumni in Fayetteville can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $36K. Other popular cities for John Brown University alumni include nearby Little Rock and Fort Smith.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for John Brown University grads with a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), Mechanical Engineering (ME) (earnings climb to around $108K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $36K.


John Brown University grads with People Management abilities can expect to make 47 percent more than their former classmates ($77K). Project Management is a popular skill among John Brown University alumni, with approximately one-eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Adobe Photoshop, Customer Service, and Microsoft Excel are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A strong majority of former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. A solid majority of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most alums receive dental plans, too. Other benefits awarded to John Brown University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $55K for College of the Ozarks alumni, making their earnings most comparable to John Brown University grads. Oklahoma Wesleyan University, the University of the Ozarks, and Evangel University are also similar to John Brown University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1495 1890
ACT Scores 22 28

Key Stats for John Brown University


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$27,617 - $63,871
$33,419 - $78,489
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
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$40,799 - $95,000
$35,608 - $108,090
$30,521 - $50,114
$25,549 - $66,129

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