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. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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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 Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
Art Director
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Senior Finance Manager
2 salaries
Freight Broker
2 salaries
Marketing Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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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 health care industry, and the telecommunications industry. The education industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Starting salaries of approximately $54K are the median among John Brown University grads.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $63K per year, but the second group takes home only about $42K.


The biggest paychecks among John Brown University alumni are earned by Senior Finance Managers — these former students make a median salary of $100K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $86K) and Art Directors ($66K). Graphic Designers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $35K.


Many John Brown University grads flock to Dallas, Texas. John Brown University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Bentonville, Ark., which offers a median salary of $65K. On the other hand, John Brown University alumni who end up in Fort Smith, Ark. receive the lowest median salary of $30K. Graduates of John Brown University also relocate to Fayetteville, Ark., which is not far away, and Little Rock, Ark.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) from John Brown University can rake in a whopping average about $86K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $36K on average per year.


Microsoft Excel is a common skill among John Brown University alumni — about a seventh of grads mention using it at work. John Brown University grads who have experience with Data Analysis can expect to make 58 percent more than other alumni (approximately $85K on average). Other top skills include Project Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

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. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of alums are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of former students report dental coverage, too. To plan for old age, a large number of respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to John Brown University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of the Ozarks grads (who make an average of $55K) earn salaries most similar to John Brown University alumni. College of the Ozarks, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, 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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based on 19 votes.
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