Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni Average Salary

Morehead State University, a school in Morehead, Ky., has roughly 10,000 undergrads. This summary is derived from information given by MSU grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226

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University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351

Morehead State University


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Professionally, the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, the manufacturing industry, and the veterinary care industry are popular business areas among MSU alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in public K-12 education. MSU students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. The average starting salary for a graduate of MSU is $49K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $84K after graduating from MSU, the average woman earns only $39K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid MSU alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — they earn close to approximately $60K on average per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average about $51K per year.


Project Management commands a pay premium of 71 percent for former Eagles. Project Management is a popular skill among MSU alumni, with between a fifth and a fourth of grads reporting using it on the job. Experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Geriatrics is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

For this school, a strong majority of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of graduates pick up dental plans, too. To plan for old age, a fair number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Morehead State University grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Marshall University grads bring in salaries of around $50K, making them the most similar to MSU alumni in terms of earnings. Eastern Kentucky University, Northern Kentucky University, and Indiana University-Southeast are also similar to MSU.

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$33,267 - $61,466
$50,000 - $103,000
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