Missouri Western State University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Saint Joseph, Mo., Missouri Western State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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College ROI Report

799th

20 Year Net ROI 

$174,600

Annual ROI 

5.8%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$88,400

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College Salary Report

878th

Early Career Salary 

$38,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$62,600

% High Meaning 

56.0%

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Missouri Western State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
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Accounting Manager
2 salaries
$61,535  
   
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About This School

4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507

5,616

State School

34 %

12 %

79 %

51 %


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Industry

Missouri Western alumni can most commonly be found in the health care services industry, the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, and the accounting, auditing and tax services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among Missouri Western grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former Missouri Western graduates bring in $49K on average.

Locations

Many Missouri Western grads flock to Kansas City, Mo. Missouri Western alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in St. Louis, Mo., which offers a median salary of about $84K. Missouri Western alumni in St. Joseph, Mo. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $37K. Close-by Columbia, Mo. and Liberty, Mo. are also desirable cities among Missouri Western alumni.

Degree Major

Missouri Western grads who hold an Associate's Degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average approximately $86K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree — their annual income amounts to $48K on average.

Skills

For former Griffons, proficiency in Budget Management warrants a paycheck that is double other alumni salaries. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Missouri Western alumni, with just under one-fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. In addition, those who are savvy in Data Analysis, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. Health benefits extend to most respondents, and the larger part of respondents also receive dental coverage. Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Alumni of Missouri Western State University also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Glenville State College pick up average paychecks of around $50K, which is closest to the amount made by Missouri Western grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Missouri Western include Missouri Southern State University, Indiana University-Kokomo, and Indiana University-East.

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Key Stats for Missouri Western State University

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Salary
$33,251 - $63,871
Salary
$34,521 - $74,609
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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