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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College ROI Report

1586th

20 Year Net ROI 

$54,100

Annual ROI 

2.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$76,900

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College Salary Report

836th

Early Career Salary 

$38,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$62,000

% High Meaning 

63 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Morehead State University (Kentucky) Median Salary by Years Experience

$0$63K

1-4 years
4 profiles
$38,000

5-9 years
3 profiles
$42,000

10-19 years
2 profiles
$63,000

20 years or more
3 profiles
$61,827

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  • Updated: 19 Aug 2017
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About This School

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351

Morehead State University

10,076

State School, For Sports Fans

40 %

10 %

57 %

52 %

Industry

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.

Gender

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).

Skills

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)

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$33,267 - $61,466
Salary
$40,337 - $96,650

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
26%

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