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Average Salary for Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Alumni

Nestled away in Shawnee, Okla., the student population at Oklahoma Baptist University, a Baptist school, roughly 2,000. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by Oklahoma Baptist University graduates who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

out of 476

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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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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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Details

500 W University
Shawnee, OK 74804


Private Schools, Religious

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The most popular career sector among alumni is the hotel management industry. Former Oklahoma Baptist University graduates tend to bring in $60K.


Oklahoma Baptist University grads who become Chief Financial Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $128K annually.


Many Oklahoma Baptist University students are Oklahoma City-bound following college. Another city that attracts a wealth of Oklahoma Baptist University grads is Dallas; given its high compensation (about $98K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Home to the lowest median salary for Oklahoma Baptist University alumni is Charlottesville, a popular place for former students despite its $40K average paycheck. Graduates also relocate to Houston and Shawnee.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Oklahoma Baptist University alumni are those with a B.A. in Business Administration — they earn close to around $105K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate's Degree (approximately $42K annually).


For Oklahoma Baptist University grads, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 33 percent more than other alumni salaries. Just under one in five Oklahoma Baptist University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Experience with Customer Service, Leadership, and Operations Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-third of alumni, respectively). It is no small feat that a solid majority of alumni are given health coverage, and a majority of graduates accept dental insurance. A strong majority of former students participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Other benefits awarded to Oklahoma Baptist University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Oklahoma Wesleyan University graduates, who earn $62K on average, make a similar amount to Oklahoma Baptist University grads. Other schools similar to Oklahoma Baptist University include John Brown 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.
950 1100
ACT Scores 21 26

Key Stats

39 %
61 %
$39,453 - $81,389
$33,642 - $90,019
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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