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. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 %

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Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$31K$62K$93K
Social Worker
5 salaries
$33,799  
   
Case Manager
4 salaries
$29,492  
Software Tester
4 salaries
$54,711  
Automation Engineer
3 salaries
$85,000  
Production Engineer
3 salaries
$53,000  
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
3 salaries
$92,351  
Accountant
3 salaries
$45,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235

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About This School

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351

Morehead State University

10,076

State School, For Sports Fans

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10 %

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Industry

MSU alumni can most commonly be found in the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, the manufacturing industry, and the veterinary care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among MSU grads, public K-12 education is a commonly chosen career field. For MSU alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. The average salary for a grad from MSU is $49K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $39K per year compared to men, who earn around $84K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for MSU grads with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) (average earnings climb to $60K per year). Those with a Bachelor's Degree face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average about $51K per year.

Skills

Former Eagles with Project Management abilities can expect to make 71 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $84K). Just over a fifth of MSU grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Geriatrics.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to the larger part of alumni, and a strong majority of grads report health coverage. 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 $49K, making them the most similar to MSU alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to MSU include Eastern Kentucky University, Northern Kentucky University, and Indiana University-Southeast.

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Key Stats for Morehead State University (Kentucky)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$33,267 - $61,466
Salary
$50,000 - $103,000
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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