Average Salary for Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

Nestled away in Olathe, Kan., MidAmerica Nazarene University, a Church of the Nazarene school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

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Licensed Professional Counselor
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About This School

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of MidAmerica Nazarene University are found working in a number of different fields including the manufacturing industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the health insurance industry. The banking industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. A far departure from high-scoring SAT results, MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni report earning only moderate salaries after graduating. Former MidAmerica Nazarene University graduates bring in $50K on average.


In the MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni community, men make a median salary of $70K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $52K.


Many MidAmerica Nazarene University students are Overland Park, Kan.-bound following college. MidAmerica Nazarene University grads also flock to Kansas City, Mo., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $55K). MidAmerica Nazarene University grads are so loyal to Olathe that a sizable number choose to stay after graduating, despite median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities (around $52K). Nearby Kansas City, Kan. and Lenexa, Kan. also rank high on the list of cities for MidAmerica Nazarene University grads.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from MidAmerica Nazarene University can rake in a whopping average approximately $90K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Arts (MA), Counseling are the lowest of the pack, earning about $33K.


Microsoft Excel is a common skill among MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni — close to an eighth of grads mention using it at work. MidAmerica Nazarene University grads who have experience with Counseling can expect to make 22 percent more than other alumni (approximately $39K on average). Also considered top-notch skills are Employee Relations, Graphic Design, and Adobe Illustrator.

Benefits and Perks

Some graduates are faced with an attractive benefits package; a strong majority of grads are paid for both vacation time and sick days. For this school, a large number of alums are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of the survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Most alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits that MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni receive are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Drury University grads (who make an average of $50K) earn salaries most similar to MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni. Oakland City University, Campbellsville University, and College of Mount St. Joseph are also similar to MidAmerica Nazarene University.

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Test Scores

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SAT Scores*
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840 1050
ACT Scores 19 21

Key Stats for Midamerica Nazarene University


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$33,183 - $68,784
$34,906 - $94,152
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Job Satisfaction

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

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