Missouri Western State University Alumni Average Salary

Around 6,000 people attend Missouri Western State University, a institution based in Saint Joseph, Mo. The data in this summary come from Missouri Western alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Missouri Western State University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

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1-4 years
2 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About This School

4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507


State School

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The most popular field is clinical care. Those with a degree from Missouri Western make an average of $53K.


St. Joseph, Mo. is a hub for Missouri Western graduates — a large number call this city home.

Degree Major

Missouri Western students with a Bachelor's Degree can expect to make the most money (around $45K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Missouri Western alumni, with nearly one-fourth of workers reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office commands a pay premium of 14 percent for former Griffons.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health benefits extend to more than half of alumni, and nearly half of the alumni also receive dental coverage.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Missouri Southern State University grads (who make an average of $53K) earn salaries most similar to Missouri Western alumni. Indiana University-Kokomo, Indiana University-East, and Metropolitan State College of Denver are also similar to Missouri Western.

Key Stats for Missouri Western State University


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$41,000 - $77,419
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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