Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Morehead, Ky., Morehead State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 10,000. Replies from former MSU students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years$38,000  
5-9 years$42,000  
10-19 years$63,000  
20 years or more$74,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Aug 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About This School

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351

Morehead State University


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Professionally, the manufacturing industry, the veterinary care industry, and the health care industry are popular business areas among MSU alumni. Among MSU grads, public K-12 education is a commonly chosen career field. MSU students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. Those with an education from MSU earn an average of $42K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is around $72K, but the median for the latter is only about $39K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) leads to the highest pay for MSU grads ($60K on average per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree ($51K on average annually).


Project Management is a popular skill among MSU alumni, with approximately one in four grads reporting using it on the job. Former Eagles with Project Management abilities can expect to make double their former classmates ($84K). Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Budget Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Health coverage is awarded to a large number of alums, and dental insurance is issued to the larger part of alums as well. Most survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Morehead State University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Appalachian State University grads bring in salaries of around approximately $47K, making them the most similar to MSU alumni in terms of earnings. Marshall University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Northern Kentucky University are also similar to MSU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1295 1655
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Morehead State University (Kentucky)


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$33,267 - $61,466
$40,337 - $96,650

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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