Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) Alumni Average Salary

Missouri University of Science and Technology is a university based in Rolla, Mo. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 4-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Missouri S&T grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

20th

20 Year Net ROI 

$756,000

Annual ROI 

12.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$87,500

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52nd

Early Career Salary 

$62,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$102,000

% High Meaning 

58 %

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Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$28K$56K$84K
Mechanical Engineer
56 salaries
$65,557  
   
Electrical Engineer
38 salaries
$74,374  
Software Engineer
35 salaries
$75,394  
Civil Engineer
29 salaries
$67,539  
Process Engineer
27 salaries
$68,409  
Project Engineer
22 salaries
$63,560  
Quality Manager
14 salaries
$81,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 May 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 883
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About This School

1870 Miner Circle
Rolla, MO 65409

Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST)

futurestudents.mst.edu/

6,145

State School, Research University, Engineering

63 %

89 %

58 %

24 %


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Industry

Missouri S&T alumni can most commonly be found in the consulting industry, the automotive manufacturing industry, and the construction industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the aerospace and defense industry. Starting salaries of $74K are the median among Missouri S&T grads.

Gender

Men might be more likely to graduate from this school than women, given the 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio of survey respondents.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Missouri S&T alumni are Software Engineers; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $85K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $80K and $75K, respectively, are Civil Engineers and Electrical Engineers. Environmental Engineers pick up $50K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Home to a large number of Missouri S&T alums, St. Louis, Mo. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. In addition, former Missouri S&T students often head to Chicago, Ill. after graduating, where the median salary comes to around $77K in this top-paying city. On the far end of the pay scale, Missouri S&T alumni often reside in Kansas City, Mo., which is home to the lowest pay at about $60K.

Degree Major

Missouri S&T grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $114K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $59K.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among Missouri S&T alumni, with around one in five grads reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Microsoft Word seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 16 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($86K). In addition, those who are savvy in Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in seven survey participants get sick time. For this school, almost all alumni are the recipients of health benefits, and most graduates pick up dental plans, too. Nearly all grads participate in a 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Missouri University of Science and Technology alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $66K for Wichita State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Missouri S&T grads. The University of Missouri-St Louis, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are also similar to Missouri S&T.

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Key Stats for Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Salary
$44,698 - $74,220
Salary
$52,326 - $95,550
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
$49,948 - $91,795
$55,794 - $74,392

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