Lawrence University Alumni Average Salary

Lawrence University, a school in Appleton, Wisc., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. Replies from former Lawrence University students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Lawrence University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
Less than 1 year
3 salaries
1-4 years
3 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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About This School

College Ave
Appleton, WI 54911


Private School, Liberal Arts

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A large chunk of former Lawrence University students are employed in the health care industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Starting salaries of $55K are the median among Lawrence University grads.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $48K whereas the men's median is $57K.


Chicago, Ill. is filled with Lawrence University grads. Another city that attracts a wealth of Lawrence University grads is Milwaukee, Wisc.; given its high compensation ($71K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Minneapolis, Minn. takes the cake for lowest pay among Lawrence University grads (the median salary is approximately $45K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Neighboring Neenah, Wisc. is another common pick among Lawrence University grads, along with Appleton, Wisc.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Lawrence University grads with a B.A. in Geology (average earnings climb to around $123K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Economics ($45K on average annually).


Approximately one-sixth of Lawrence University grads wind up using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Lawrence University grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) abilities can expect to make 30 percent more than their former classmates (around $72K). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Customer Relations, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in five survey participants, respectively). To plan for old age, a large number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of respondents, and a fair number of former students sign up for dental plans. Alumni of Lawrence University also take in a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Macalester College grads bring in salaries of around $54K, making them the most similar to Lawrence University alumni in terms of earnings. Ripon College, Luther College, and Hope College are also similar to Lawrence University.

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Key Stats for Lawrence University


44 %
56 %
$40,976 - $70,613
$37,500 - $82,038
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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