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

Missouri University of Science and Technology is a university based in Rolla, Mo. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 4-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Missouri S&T grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

14
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

4
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

16
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$62,400
Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Mechanical Engineer
10 salaries
$64,723  
   
Project Engineer
6 salaries
$59,241  
Electrical Engineer
5 salaries
$70,000  
Petroleum Engineer
3 salaries
$72,000  
Environmental Engineer
3 salaries
$50,000  
Civil Engineer
3 salaries
$64,000  
Project Manager, Engineering
3 salaries
$75,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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

Graduates of Missouri S&T are found working in a number of different fields including the consulting industry, the engineering services industry, and energy. Among Missouri S&T grads, the aerospace and defense industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with an education from Missouri S&T earn an average of around $71K.

Gender

The number of male graduates who responded to the survey outweighs the number of women with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Petroleum Engineers win the contest for best-paid Missouri S&T alumni, making $72K on average every year, though Electrical Engineers ($71K), and Mechanical Engineers ($65K) are not far behind. Environmental Engineers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $55K in this job.

Locations

A large number of students head to St. Louis, Mo. after college. In addition, former Missouri S&T students often head to Albuquerque, N.M. after graduating, where the median salary comes to approximately $123K in this top-paying city. Home to the lowest median salary for Missouri S&T alumni is Kansas City, Mo., a popular place for former students despite its about $60K average paycheck. Houston, Texas and Dallas, Texas are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A Doctorate (PhD), Aerospace Engineering will compensate Missouri S&T grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in approximately $123K on average per year. A Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (CE) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $53K.

Skills

Former Miners with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 0 percent more than other grads' salaries. One in five grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). For this school, almost all survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a large number of alums pick up dental plans, too. Nearly all alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Other benefits awarded to Missouri University of Science and Technology alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

University of Missouri graduates, who earn around $64K on average, make a similar amount to Missouri S&T grads. 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
17 %
Male
83 %
Salary
$45,615 - $79,809
Salary
$53,115 - $89,172

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
$48,645 - $75,631
$43,609 - $74,392
$78,611 - $111,910
$70,000

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