Average Salary for John Brown University Alumni

John Brown University is a university based in Siloam Springs, Ark. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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
3 salaries
Senior Finance Manager
2 salaries
Freight Broker
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Art Director
2 salaries
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
Marketing Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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About This School

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761



Private School, Business

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Former John Brown University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, the mental retardation and developmental disabilities (mrdd) facility industry, and the telecommunications industry. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Following graduation, John Brown University students earn an average of $52K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $62K per year compared to females' approximately $42K.


The biggest paychecks among John Brown University alumni are earned by Senior Finance Managers — these former students make a median salary of around $100K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Senior Mechanical Engineers (about $86K) and Art Directors ($66K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Graphic Designers — they bring in $35K.


Fayetteville, Ark. is filled with John Brown University grads. It is no surprise that Bentonville, Ark., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $65K), is another of the most popular spots for former John Brown University students. On the other hand, John Brown University alumni who end up in Fort Smith, Ark. receive the lowest median salary of $30K. Nearby Little Rock, Ark. and Dallas, Texas also rank high on the list of cities for John Brown University grads.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid John Brown University alumni are those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — they earn close to around $86K on average per year. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in approximately $36K on average per year.


John Brown University grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 81 percent more than their former classmates ($95K). John Brown University alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with about one in eight grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Adobe InDesign, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of alumni as well. A strong majority of graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. John Brown University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

College of the Ozarks graduates, who earn $57K on average, make a similar amount 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

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SAT Scores 1495 1890
ACT Scores 22 28

Key Stats for John Brown University


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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
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