Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni Average Salary

Around 10,000 people attend Morehead State University, a institution based in Morehead, Ky. This report is based on the responses of MSU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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About This School

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351

Morehead State University


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The most popular field is the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of MSU is $53K.


In the MSU alumni community, men make a median salary of around $84K compared to their female counterparts, who earn about $36K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) will compensate MSU grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $60K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $59K).


Project Management commands a pay premium of 59 percent for former Eagles. Project Management is a common skill among MSU alumni — approximately one in four grads mention using it at work. Geriatrics, Budget Management, and Microsoft Office are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of alumni allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of former students receive health insurance, and a majority of graduates get dental coverage. Morehead State University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Western Kentucky University graduates, who earn $55K on average, make a similar amount to MSU grads. Other schools similar to MSU include Marshall University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Northern Kentucky University.

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