Missouri Western State University Alumni Average Salary

Missouri Western State University is a university based in Saint Joseph, Mo. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507


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The most highly represented industry among alumni is clinical care. Graduates of Missouri Western earn $53K on average.


A large number of students head to St. Joseph, Mo. after college.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor's Degree from Missouri Western can rake in a whopping average $45K per year, more than any other degree from this school.


Former Griffons who have experience with Microsoft Office can expect to make 14 percent more than other alumni (around $45K on average). Approximately one-fourth of Missouri Western grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to the larger part of former students, and approximately half of the former students also receive dental coverage.

Related Schools

Alumni of Metropolitan State College of Denver pick up average paychecks of $52K, 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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