Average Salary for Miami University - Oxford, OH Alumni

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at Miami University, a university based in Oxford, Ohio. The school is ranked in the top 15 percent of universities by return on investment. This small-town school with athletic appeal is the stomping ground for many students who go on to live in nearby cities, including Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, and Chicago, Ill. This report is based on the answers of Miami of Ohio graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

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.
Financial Analyst
9 salaries
Marketing Director
8 salaries
Data Analyst
8 salaries
Operations Manager
7 salaries
Marketing Manager
6 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
5 salaries
National Account Manager
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 507
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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 can most commonly be found in the insurance and financial services industry, the banking industry, and the consulting industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Following graduation, Miami of Ohio students earn an average of around $59K.


Among Miami of Ohio graduates, the biggest earners are Operations Managers, who haul in about $60K on average. Next on the list are Marketing Directors and Marketing Managers, bringing in $56K and approximately $55K, respectively. Salaries are anything but generous for Executive Assistants, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $39K.


The most popular destination for former Miami of Ohio students is Cincinnati, Ohio. With a median salary of $63K, Chicago, Ill. represents the highest-paid city popular among Miami of Ohio grads. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Miami of Ohio alumni is Dayton, Ohio, which offers a median salary of $53K. Neighboring Columbus, Ohio is another common pick among Miami of Ohio grads, along with Cleveland, Ohio.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $110K per year, former Redhawks who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a B.A. in Psychology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $45K on average per year.


Project Management is a popular skill among Miami of Ohio alumni, with nearly one in six grads reporting using it on the job. For former Redhawks, proficiency in Strategic Planning warrants a paycheck that is 58 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, slightly less than half of the alumni are compensated for vacation days, but only one in four survey participants can take paid time off due to illness. A large number of graduates report contributing to a 401(k). For this school, a large number of alums are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of alumni pick up dental plans, too. Miami University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of University of Akron Main Campus pick up average paychecks of around $61K, which is closest to the amount made by Miami of Ohio grads among similar schools. Wright State University-Main Campus, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, and Ball State University are also similar to Miami of Ohio.

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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


46 %
54 %
$34,369 - $75,093
$40,184 - $90,469
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 120 votes.
$35,021 - $74,664
$34,988 - $77,145
$40,851 - $86,797
$34,324 - $87,620
$25,168 - $127,743

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