Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Average Salary

Northwest Missouri State University, a school in Maryville, Mo., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. The data for this synopsis comes from former Northwest students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

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$27K$54K$81K
Account Manager
9 salaries
$59,491  
   
Software Engineer
7 salaries
$80,000  
Financial Controller
5 salaries
$58,838  
Inside Sales Representative
4 salaries
$32,362  
Marketing Specialist
3 salaries
$38,660  
Operations Manager
3 salaries
$70,000  
High School Teacher
3 salaries
$42,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238

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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. The average starting salary for a graduate of Northwest is $40K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $63K per year compared to females' $37K.

Degree Major

Northwest students with a Master of Science (MS) can expect to make the most money (about $74K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Graduates holding a Master of Business Administration (MBA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $34K.

Skills

Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Northwest alumni, with slightly less than a third of workers reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office commands a pay premium of 61 percent for former Bearcats. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most graduates contribute to a 401(k). It is no small feat that most respondents are given health coverage, and a majority of former students accept dental insurance. Northwest Missouri State University graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

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

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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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