Morehead State University (Kentucky) Alumni Average Salary

Morehead State University, a school in Morehead, Ky., has roughly 10,000 undergrads. 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 %

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Morehead State University (Kentucky) School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
1-4 years
4 salaries
$38,000  
   
5-9 years
3 salaries
$36,400  
10-19 years
2 salaries
$63,000  
20 years or more
5 salaries
$88,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 %

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Industry

Graduates of MSU are found working in a number of different fields including the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, the manufacturing industry, and the veterinary care industry. A large chunk of former MSU students are employed in public K-12 education; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. For MSU alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Following graduation, MSU students earn an average of $46K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of about $39K per year compared to men, who earn $72K.

Degree Major

MSU students with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) can expect to make the most money (around $60K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $51K.

Skills

MSU grads are usually competent in Project Management, and somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 84 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $84K). Experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Budget Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Health benefits extend to a strong majority of grads, and more than half of alums also receive dental coverage. A fair number of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Other benefits that Morehead State University alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Appalachian State University pick up average paychecks of $47K, which is closest to the amount made by MSU grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to MSU include Marshall University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Northern Kentucky University.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Morehead State University (Kentucky)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %
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
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

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