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Miami University, a public research institution planted in Oxford, Ohio, with around 15,000 undergraduates, provides an excellent blend of education and price, strongly ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by ROI. The school attracts plenty of sports fans (Go Redhawks!) to its small-town campus, though graduates go on to find employment in nearby cities like Cincinnati, Chicago, and Columbus. The figures in this rundown were provided by Miami of Ohio alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.
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Graduates of Miami of Ohio work in a variety of industries including the banking industry, the financial services industry, and the health care industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the manufacturing industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Miami of Ohio is $60K.
The most lucrative professionals among Miami of Ohio alumni are Information Technology Project Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $83K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $68K and $62K are Senior Financial Analysts and Operations Managers. On the lower end, Data Analysts report making around $53K.
Cincinnati is filled with Miami of Ohio grads. The top-paying city popular with Miami of Ohio alumni is Chicago, which offers median salaries of about $65K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Miami of Ohio grads is New York (median compensation is approximately $53K). Close-by Columbus and Cleveland are also desirable cities among Miami of Ohio alumni.
Miami of Ohio grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $104K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Journalism — their annual income amounts to approximately $44K on average.
Roughly a seventh of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Strategic Planning translates into above-average pay for former Redhawks — they earn 15 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.
Only about half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A solid majority of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of grads, and a fair portion of survey participants sign up for dental plans. Graduates of Miami University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.
University of Akron Main Campus grads bring in salaries of around $62K, making them the most similar to Miami of Ohio alumni in terms of earnings. 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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