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.

Read More

College ROI Report


20 Year Net ROI 


Annual ROI 


Total 4 Year Cost 


Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report


Early Career Salary 


Mid-Career Salary 


% High Meaning 

53 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Missouri Western State University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Software Engineer
5 salaries
Accounting Manager
5 salaries
Operations Manager
4 salaries
Staff Accountant
4 salaries
District Operations Manager
3 salaries
Software Developer
3 salaries
Network Administrator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About This School

4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507


State School

34 %

12 %

79 %

51 %

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)


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.

Missouri Western State University Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Missouri Western State University


80 %
20 %
$41,000 - $77,419
Data Not Available
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

More Charts for Missouri Western State University

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.