Average Salary for Peru State College Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Peru State College, a institution based in Peru, Neb. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Peru State College Alumni

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Years Experience
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1-4 years
6 salaries
5-9 years
6 salaries
10-19 years
6 salaries
20 years or more
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About This School

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010



State School

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Graduates of Peru State College work in a variety of sectors including the construction industry, higher education, and the digital cable or broadband provider industry. The most popular field is clinical care. Following graduation, Peru State College students earn an average of $54K.


Many Peru State College students are Grand Island, Neb.-bound following college. It is no surprise that Lincoln, Neb., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $60K), is another of the most popular spots for former Peru State College students. Peru State College alumni in Omaha, Neb. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at around $58K.

Degree Major

Peru State College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) and earn a median salary of $84K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management (approximately $53K on average annually).


Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 14 percent for Peru State College grads. Oral / Verbal Communication is a common skill among Peru State College alumni — close to one-tenth of grads mention using it at work. Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Project Management, and Customer Service is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although a majority of alums are compensated for vacation days, only one in three grads are paid for sick time. To plan for old age, a fair number of former students maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. A strong majority of alumni have medical plans, and the larger part of former students have dental insurance. Peru State College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Fort Hays State University grads report the most similar salaries to Peru State College alums, earning about $54K on average. Ferris State University, Southern Utah University, and the University of Mary Washington are also similar to Peru State College.

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Key Stats for Peru State College


56 %
44 %
$37,814 - $75,818
$20,537 - $71,061

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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