Oral Roberts University (ORU) Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Oral Roberts University, an Other Protestant institution based in Tulsa, Okla. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Golden Eagles!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. The figures in this rundown were provided by ORU alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Oral Roberts University (ORU) Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Senior Pastor
6 salaries
Worship Pastor
4 salaries
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
Youth Pastor
3 salaries
Executive Director
3 salaries
3 salaries
Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224

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About This School

7777 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74171

Oral Roberts University



Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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The majority of ORU alumni wind up in religious service. ORU graduates see an average starting salary of around $53K.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many ORU alumni (about one-half of) end up finding permanent jobs in Tulsa.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree earns ORU students the most money after college (an average $74K per year).


Nearly one in five ORU grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in Construction Estimating translates into above-average pay for former Golden Eagles — they earn 24 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Office, Contractor Management, and Construction Estimating are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, a little less than a third of alums report receiving the former, whereas just a majority of respondents report receiving the latter. A large number of alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of grads, and approximately half of the respondents sign up for dental plans. Oral Roberts University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, free drinks, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

University of Saint Francis graduates, who earn approximately $55K on average, make a similar amount to ORU grads. The University of Evansville, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, and Spring Hill College are also similar to ORU.

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Key Stats for Oral Roberts University (ORU)


54 %
46 %
$35,375 - $61,042
$29,038 - $78,344

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$48,000 - $77,485
$41,500 - $78,344

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