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

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About This School

800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001


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Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by Northwest alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. The average starting salary for a graduate of Northwest is around $35K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $63K, but the median for the latter is only $37K.

Degree Major

A Master of Science (MS) will compensate Northwest grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $74K on average per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $34K per year.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Northwest alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly one in three former students report doing so. Former Bearcats who have experience with Microsoft Office can expect to make 84 percent more than other alumni ($64K on average).

Benefits and Perks

A large number of former students participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance benefits extend to most survey participants, and a strong majority of grads sign up for dental plans. Northwest Missouri State University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Graduates of Northwest report the smallest average salaries relative to comparable schools; however, University of Nebraska at Kearney alumni, who make an average of about $51K, do not sit too far above Northwest on the pay scale. The University of Central Missouri, Western Illinois University, and Emporia State University are also similar to Northwest.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
930 1170
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Northwest Missouri State University


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$33,386 - $61,042
$37,000 - $74,251
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