Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Maryville, Mo., Northwest Missouri State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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710th

20 Year Net ROI 

$235,000

Annual ROI 

6.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$88,700

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712th

Early Career Salary 

$42,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$67,100

% High Meaning 

55 %

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Northwest Missouri State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Account Manager
10 salaries
$60,198  
   
Software Engineer
8 salaries
$84,500  
Financial Controller
6 salaries
$59,640  
Inside Sales Representative
4 salaries
$32,362  
High School Teacher
3 salaries
$42,692  
Marketing Specialist
3 salaries
$38,660  
UX Manager
3 salaries
$65,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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About This School

800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001

5,542

State School

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Industry

For Northwest alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Median pay for those who graduated from Northwest amounts to $40K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $63K per year, but the second group takes home only $37K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Northwest grads with a Master of Science (MS) (average earnings climb to $74K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $34K per year.

Skills

Just under a third of Northwest grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Former Bearcats who have experience with Microsoft Office can expect to make 61 percent more than other alumni (around $64K on average). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of grads allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Dental insurance applies to the larger part of survey participants, and most alums report health coverage. Northwest Missouri State University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Emporia State University grads (who make an average of approximately $51K) earn salaries most similar to Northwest alumni. The University of Central Missouri, Western Illinois University, and the University of Nebraska at Kearney are also similar to Northwest.

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Key Stats for Northwest Missouri State University

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$33,386 - $61,042
Salary
$37,000 - $74,251
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%

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