Oral Roberts University (ORU) Alumni Average Salary

Oral Roberts University is an Other Protestant university based in Tulsa, Okla. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. Athletics are a huge part of life here (Go Golden Eagles!), and the school's urban location only adds to the fun, with a wealth of neighborhoods and cultural events to explore. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Oral Roberts University (ORU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Senior Pastor
7 salaries
Finance Manager
4 salaries
Project Manager, Construction
3 salaries
Youth Pastor
3 salaries
Program Director, Non-Profit
3 salaries
Communications Manager
3 salaries
Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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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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Former ORU students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the general medical and surgical hospital industry, the health care information technology (it) services industry, and the gas burner manufacturing industry. A large chunk of former ORU students are employed in religious service; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Graduates of ORU earn about $56K on average.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only approximately $48K on average compared to $60K for male graduates.


Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at $55K), about a third of ORU students still call Tulsa, Okla. their home after graduation. ORU alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Denver, Colo. where $74K is the average pay.

Degree Major

ORU students with a Bachelor of Science in Finance can expect to make the most money ($81K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (around $56K on average annually).


People Management commands a pay premium of 46 percent for former Golden Eagles. Many former ORU students are familiar with Project Management, and about a fourth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Demonstrated ability in Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Budget Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most alums contribute to a 401(k). Most former students receive health insurance, and more than half of grads get dental coverage. Graduates of Oral Roberts University are also recipients of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Gallaudet University graduates, who earn approximately $56K 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)


38 %
62 %
$27,650 - $81,389
$35,064 - $83,482
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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