Average Salary for Miami University - Oxford, OH Alumni

Combining good value and great education, Miami University is ranked in the top 15 percent of universities by return on investment. Alumni report high financial returns compared to the tuition they paid to attend this a university based in Oxford, Ohio. Sports fans are drawn to this small-community school, but graduates tend to relocate to close-by cities for work, including Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, and Chicago, Ill. The data in this summary come from Miami of Ohio alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Miami University - Oxford, OH Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Financial Analyst
11 salaries
Marketing Director
9 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
9 salaries
Data Analyst
8 salaries
Marketing Manager
8 salaries
Operations Manager
7 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
6 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 618

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About This School

501 East High St
Oxford, OH 45056

Miami University-Oxford, Miami University, Miami University (Ohio)


State School, Research University, Party School, For Sports Fans

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Miami of Ohio alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the banking industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the retail industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the manufacturing industry. Those with an education from Miami of Ohio earn an average of approximately $59K.


Former Miami of Ohio students with an interest in making money consider becoming Information Technology Project Managers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to around $89K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Senior Financial Analysts ($66K) and Operations Managers (about $60K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Data Analysts who make an average of $53K.


Many Miami of Ohio grads flock to Cincinnati, Ohio. Miami of Ohio grads also flock to Chicago, Ill., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $67K). Home to the lowest median salary for Miami of Ohio alumni is New York, N.Y., a popular place for former students despite its $51K average paycheck. Nearby Columbus, Ohio is also a top pick for Miami of Ohio grads, as is Cleveland, Ohio.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $110K per year, former Redhawks who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) are the best paid among the alumni population. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Journalism — their annual income amounts to $46K on average.


Project Management is a common skill among Miami of Ohio alumni — nearly one in seven grads mention using it at work. Former Redhawks with Strategic Planning experience garner salaries that are 36 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, just under half of the graduates are compensated for vacation days, but only one in four survey participants can take paid time off due to illness. A large number of alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most former students have medical plans, and a strong majority of survey participants have dental insurance. Alumni of Miami University also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Akron Main Campus grads (who make an average of about $61K) earn salaries most similar to Miami of Ohio alumni. Wright State University-Main Campus, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, and Ball State University are also similar to Miami of Ohio.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1120 1330
ACT Scores 25 30

Key Stats for Miami University - Oxford, OH


47 %
53 %
$34,621 - $75,159
$40,505 - $91,687
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 160 votes.
$34,491 - $75,092
$36,520 - $77,018
$45,000 - $97,211
$34,938 - $88,674
$34,348 - $62,400

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