Average Salary for Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

Nestled away in Olathe, Kan., the student population at MidAmerica Nazarene University, a Church of the Nazarene school, is roughly 1,000. Private education at this university is geared towards the business-savvy student, and it is common to find alumni with degrees in finance, accounting, or advertising. The figures in this rundown were provided by MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

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Licensed Professional Counselor
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 chamber of commerce industry. The majority of MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni wind up in the banking industry. The average salary for a grad from MidAmerica Nazarene University is approximately $53K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $55K per year compared to men, who earn about $70K.


Among MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni, those working as Employee Relations Directors report the highest median pay of $67K.


Many MidAmerica Nazarene University grads end up living in Kansas City, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is also not uncommon to find former MidAmerica Nazarene University students living and working in Leawood — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $67K. Home to the lowest median salary for MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni is Kansas City, a popular place for former students despite its $43K average paycheck. Nearby Overland Park is also a top pick for MidAmerica Nazarene University grads, as is Olathe.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration leads to the highest pay for MidAmerica Nazarene University grads (around $80K per year). Those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Counseling are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $33K per year.


MidAmerica Nazarene University grads with Microsoft Excel abilities can expect to make 45 percent more than their former classmates ($77K). Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni, with nearly one in ten grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Employee Relations, Microsoft Office, and Event Planning also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for a fair portion of grads. A fair portion of graduates receive health insurance, and a majority of the survey participants get dental coverage. A fair portion of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Oakland City University grads is around $53K, making their salaries most similar to those of MidAmerica Nazarene University grads. Drury University, Campbellsville University, and College of Mount St. Joseph are also similar to MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
840 1050
ACT Scores 19 21

Key Stats for Midamerica Nazarene University


58 %
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$32,369 - $65,000
$32,337 - $94,152
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 7 votes.

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