Average Salary for Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

MidAmerica Nazarene University is a Church of the Nazarene university based in Olathe, Kan. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the MidAmerica Nazarene University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

981
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

303
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

220
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$42,000
Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Licensed Professional Counselor
2 salaries
$33,493  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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About This School

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899

1,438

Private School, Religious

55 %

4 %

54 %

43 %


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Industry

The insurance and financial services industry, the manufacturing industry, and the health insurance industry are just a few of the areas in which MidAmerica Nazarene University grads find work. Among MidAmerica Nazarene University grads, the banking industry is a commonly chosen career field. Given the high SAT scores reported by MidAmerica Nazarene University grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Graduates of MidAmerica Nazarene University earn $49K on average.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $70K per year compared to females' around $48K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former MidAmerica Nazarene University students is Overland Park, Kan. In addition, former MidAmerica Nazarene University students often head to Kansas City, Mo. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $55K in this top-paying city. Relative to other popular cities, Olathe ranks low on the pay scale (average pay is $52K); however, MidAmerica Nazarene University grads enjoy the area so much that they often choose to reside here after graduation despite the drawback in salary. Graduates also relocate to Grandview, Mo. and Lenexa, Kan.

Degree Major

MidAmerica Nazarene University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and earn a median salary of approximately $90K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Counseling — their annual income amounts to about $33K on average.

Skills

Counseling commands a pay premium of 20 percent for MidAmerica Nazarene University grads. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, close to an eighth of former students report doing so. Experience with Counseling, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Former students at this school — a fair number of grads — are lucky enough to receive paid vacation and paid sick leave. It is no small feat that most survey participants are given health coverage, and a majority of grads accept dental insurance. Most graduates plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. MidAmerica Nazarene University grads also enjoy benefits like 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

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Salary
$32,865 - $56,058
Salary
$34,906 - $94,152

Job Satisfaction

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

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