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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Account Manager
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Software Engineer
7 salaries
Operations Manager
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Financial Controller
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Inside Sales Representative
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Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 275

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800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001


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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.


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.


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


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