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Average Hourly Rate for Murray State College Alumni

Tishomingo is home to Murray State College. Replies from former Murray State College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

Murray State College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Murray State College Details

One Murray Campus
Tishomingo, OK 73460

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The majority of Murray State College alumni wind up in clinical care. Former Murray State College students are not known for their interest in the indian gaming or casino industry; less than ten percent of them advance into this area for work. The average starting salary for a graduate of Murray State College is $42K.


Those with a degree from Murray State College often relocate to Ardmore after college. Graduates also relocate to Durant and Tulsa.

Degree Major

Murray State College students with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) can expect to make the most money ($65K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Computer Information Systems (CIS) offers the lowest annual financial reward (around $43K).


Competency in Cisco Networking translates into above-average pay for Murray State College grads — they earn 0 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many Murray State College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with around one in six alumni using this program on the clock. Microsoft Office, Medicine / Surgery, and Home Health/Home Care are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

It is no small feat that a majority of grads are given health coverage, and just over half of the former students accept dental insurance. A majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $43K for Paris Junior College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Murray State College grads. Grayson County College, Seminole State College, and Vernon College are also similar to Murray State College.

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Key Stats

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$10 - $24
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$15 - $19
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Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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Grayson County College
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