Average Salary for Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Alumni

Oklahoma Baptist University, a Baptist school in Shawnee, Okla., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Oklahoma Baptist University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
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Business Development Associate
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About This School

500 W University
Shawnee, OK 74804



Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Oklahoma Baptist University earn about $55K on average.


In the Oklahoma Baptist University alumni professional community, Chief Financial Officers make the highest median pay (around $128K).


A large number of students head to Oklahoma City, Okla. after college. It is also not uncommon to find former Oklahoma Baptist University students living and working in Dallas, Texas — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $98K. Though Charlottesville, Va. takes the cake for lowest pay among Oklahoma Baptist University grads (the median salary is $40K there), it remains a common destination for former students. In addition, Oklahoma Baptist University grads flock to neighboring Shawnee, Okla. as well as Houston, Texas.

Degree Major

Oklahoma Baptist University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Business Administration and earn a median salary of $105K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Religion — their annual income amounts to approximately $39K on average.


Oklahoma Baptist University grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and a little less than a fifth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career.

Benefits and Perks

Though the larger part of respondents get paid time off for vacation, only two-fifths of alumni receive paid sick leave. The vast majority of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all graduates have medical plans, and more than half of respondents have dental insurance. Oklahoma Baptist University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, John Brown University grads (who make an average of $55K) earn salaries most similar to Oklahoma Baptist University alumni. Other schools similar to Oklahoma Baptist University include Oklahoma Wesleyan University, the University of the Ozarks, and College of the Ozarks.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
930 1200
ACT Scores 21 27

Key Stats for Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU)


50 %
50 %
$42,500 - $97,500
$33,763 - $87,493
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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