Average Salary for Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Oklahoma Baptist University, a Baptist institution based in Shawnee, Okla. This report is based on the responses of Oklahoma Baptist University graduates who completed the PayScale 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
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About This School

500 W University
Shawnee, OK 74804



Private School, Religious

55 %

6 %

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39 %

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Following graduation, Oklahoma Baptist University students earn an average of $57K.


Among Oklahoma Baptist University graduates, the biggest earners are Chief Financial Officers, who haul in approximately $128K on average.


Many Oklahoma Baptist University students are Oklahoma City, Okla.-bound following college. In addition, former Oklahoma Baptist University students often head to Dallas, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to around $98K in this top-paying city. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Oklahoma Baptist University grads is Charlottesville, Va. (median compensation is $40K). Other cities of interest among Oklahoma Baptist University alumni include nearby Shawnee, Okla. and Houston, Texas.

Degree Major

Oklahoma Baptist University grads who hold a B.A. in Business Administration can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $105K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Religion tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $39K per year.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Oklahoma Baptist University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, between a fifth and a fourth of former students report doing so. Oklahoma Baptist University grads with Account Management abilities can expect to make 22 percent more than their former classmates (about $70K).

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for the larger part of former students, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. A large number of former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of graduates receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Oklahoma Baptist University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

University of the Ozarks grads report the most similar salaries to Oklahoma Baptist University alums, earning around $55K on average. John Brown University, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and College of the Ozarks are also similar to Oklahoma Baptist University.

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)


45 %
55 %
$42,500 - $97,500
$24,380 - $87,955
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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