Average Salary for Peru State College Alumni

Peru State College is located in Peru. This synopsis is derived from the responses of former Peru State College students who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Peru State College Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About This School

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010



State School

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Professionally, the oil and gas field services industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry are popular business areas among Peru State College alumni. Among Peru State College grads, higher education is a commonly chosen career field. Those with an education from Peru State College earn an average of $54K.


It's worth noting that male graduates earn a median salary of approximately $56K whereas the women's median is $68K.


Omaha is a hot spot for Peru State College alum. In addition, former Peru State College students often head to Bellevue after graduating, where typical salaries come to about $73K in this top-paying city. Lincoln is a popular spot for former Peru State College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $52K. Kalamazoo and Auburn are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Peru State College alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) — they earn close to around $94K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management — their annual income amounts to $53K on average.


Many Peru State College grads have knowledge of Financial Analysis, with nearly one in eight alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Financial Reporting translates into above-average pay for Peru State College grads — they earn 64 percent more than their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Accounts Payable are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the former students do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A fair portion of alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair portion of alumni, and most alums sign up for dental plans. Additional perks enjoyed by Peru State College grads include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $55K for Western Illinois University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Peru State College grads. Other schools similar to Peru State College include Ferris State University, Southern Utah University, and the University of Mary Washington.

Key Stats for Peru State College


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$34,212 - $75,163
$34,765 - $75,285
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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