Mount Mercy University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. This summary is derived from information given by Mount Mercy University grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Mount Mercy University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
5-9 years
2 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About This School

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797


Private School, Religious

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The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Those with a degree from Mount Mercy University make an average of $65K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $90K per year compared to females' about $68K.


Many Mount Mercy University alumni seem to stick around Cedar Rapids after wrapping up their studies; nearly one-half of grads remain to find permanent work.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Mount Mercy University grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (average earnings climb to $75K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree are the lowest of the pack, earning $64K.


Roughly a third of Mount Mercy University grads wind up using People Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of alumni earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of grads set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A strong majority of alums have medical plans, and a fair number of graduates have dental insurance. Mount Mercy University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Loras College graduates, who earn approximately $59K on average, make a similar amount to Mount Mercy University grads. Clarke University, William Penn University, and Grand View University are also similar to Mount Mercy University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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ACT Scores 20 23

Key Stats for Mount Mercy University


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20 %
$56,513 - $76,282

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$42,000 - $77,419

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