Oral Roberts University (ORU) Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Oral Roberts University, an Other Protestant institution based in Tulsa, Okla. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Golden Eagles!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. The figures in this overview come from the responses of ORU grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Oral Roberts University (ORU) Alumni

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Worship Pastor
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Youth Pastor
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 212

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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 alumni accept jobs in religious service. The average salary for a grad from ORU is about $60K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $62K per year compared to females' around $50K.


Tulsa is a popular place for ORU students to settle after graduation, and approximately half of grads find steadfast employment in the city.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree leads to the highest pay for ORU grads ($75K on average per year).


Competency in Construction Estimating translates into above-average pay for former Golden Eagles — they earn 8 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Project Management is common among ORU alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around one in five former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Contractor Management, and Construction Estimating rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of grads can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. A large number of alums have medical plans, and just over half of the respondents have dental insurance. To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Oral Roberts University grads include a casual working environment, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Lynchburg College grads report the most similar salaries to ORU alums, earning $60K on average. 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)


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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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20 years or more
$48,834 - $80,576
$41,500 - $78,344

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