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 6-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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Mechanical Engineer
57 salaries
Electrical Engineer
46 salaries
Software Engineer
42 salaries
Project Engineer
30 salaries
Civil Engineer
29 salaries
Process Engineer
25 salaries
Design Engineer
14 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 956

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About This School

1870 Miner Circle
Rolla, MO 65409

Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST)



State School, Research University, Engineering

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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the construction management industry. Reminiscent of their reportedly high performance on the SAT, Missouri S&T alumni often collect high salaries as well. Starting salaries of approximately $80K are the median among Missouri S&T grads.


Male graduates of Missouri S&T out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of around $80K versus $58K for women. Men make up the majority of graduates who answered the questionnaire for a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.


Missouri S&T grads who become VPs of Operations are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $157K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Software Engineers — their salaries approach $85K. On the lower end, Civil Engineers report making about $80K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Missouri S&T alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) — they earn close to $144K on average per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of approximately $63K.


Former Miners who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 1 percent more than other alumni ($78K on average). Many former Missouri S&T students are familiar with Project Management, and one in three grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. In addition, those who are savvy in Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Almost all grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to almost all respondents, and dental insurance is issued to most alums as well. 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

Graduates of Missouri S&T report the largest average salaries relative to comparable schools; however, University of Missouri alumni, who make an average of around $60K, do not sit too far below Missouri S&T on the pay scale. Other schools similar to Missouri S&T include the University of Missouri-St Louis, Wichita State University, and Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.

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