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

Nestled away in Rolla, Mo., Missouri University of Science and Technology, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. With a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1, there are more men than women in the pool of respondents. In addition, male grads generally bring in more money than their female equivalents according to alumni reports. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

14th

20 Year Net ROI 

$726,000

Annual ROI 

12.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$87,000

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College Salary Report

52nd

Early Career Salary 

$62,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$102,000

% High Meaning 

58.0%

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Mechanical Engineer
8 salaries
$64,000  
   
Electrical Engineer
5 salaries
$70,000  
Project Engineer
5 salaries
$60,000  
Software Engineer
4 salaries
$65,500  
Civil Engineer
4 salaries
$66,354  
Project Manager, Engineering
3 salaries
$75,000  
Environmental Engineer
3 salaries
$50,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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, energy, and the engineering services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among Missouri S&T grads, the aerospace and defense industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from Missouri S&T is $71K.

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 Engineering Project Managers; they earn a median annual salary of around $75K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at about $72K and $71K, respectively, are Petroleum Engineers and Electrical Engineers. Environmental Engineers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $55K.

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. Another city that attracts a wealth of Missouri S&T grads is Albuquerque, N.M.; given its high compensation ($123K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other hand, Missouri S&T alumni who end up in Kansas City, Mo. receive the lowest median salary of $61K. Graduates also relocate to Houston, Texas and Dallas, Texas.

Degree Major

Former Miners who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Doctorate (PhD), Aerospace Engineering and earn a median salary of $123K per year. A Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (CE) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $53K.

Skills

Competency in Matlab translates into above-average pay for former Miners — they earn 22 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Missouri S&T alumni, with slightly less than a fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Nearly all grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Almost all grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a large number of alumni receive dental plans, too. Alumni of Missouri University of Science and Technology also take in a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Missouri grads (who make an average of $65K) earn salaries most similar to Missouri S&T alumni. 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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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1130 1360
ACT Scores 25 31

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %
Salary
$45,302 - $79,593
Salary
$52,971 - $90,678
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
$48,479 - $76,302
$43,284 - $75,311
$78,611 - $111,910
$70,000

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