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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 information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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Typical Early Career Salary

Midamerica Nazarene University Alumni

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Licensed Professional Counselor
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 work in a variety of sectors including the manufacturing industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the health insurance industry. A large chunk of former MidAmerica Nazarene University students are employed in the banking industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The average salary for a grad from MidAmerica Nazarene University is $51K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in around $70K after graduating from MidAmerica Nazarene University, the average woman earns only approximately $54K.


Overland Park, Kan. is a hub for MidAmerica Nazarene University graduates — a large number call this city home. In addition, former MidAmerica Nazarene University students often head to Kansas City, Mo. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $56K in this top-paying city. MidAmerica Nazarene University pride remains intact long after college is over, and many former students choose to live in Olathe despite the city offering some of the lowest median pay (about $52K). Other popular cities for MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni include nearby Kansas City, Kan. and Lenexa, Kan.

Degree Major

MidAmerica Nazarene University grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $90K per year. Those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Counseling are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $33K on average per year.


Event Planning is a popular skill among MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni, with one-tenth of grads reporting using it on the job. MidAmerica Nazarene University grads with Event Planning abilities can expect to make 0 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $51K). Microsoft Excel, Editing, and Adobe Illustrator are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Perks, including paid vacation and sick time, are awarded to a strong majority of alums. A strong majority of grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. A strong majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of the survey participants get dental coverage. Graduates of MidAmerica Nazarene University are also recipients of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

University of Rio Grande graduates, who earn about $53K on average, make a similar amount to MidAmerica Nazarene University grads. Other schools similar to MidAmerica Nazarene University include Drury University, Oakland City University, and Campbellsville 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


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45 %
$33,493 - $63,500
$34,906 - $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 5 votes.

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