Average Salary for Peru State College Alumni

Nestled away in Peru, Neb., Peru State College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. This report is based on the responses of Peru State College graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Peru State College Alumni

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About This School

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010



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Peru State College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the construction industry, the hotel industry, and higher education. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the digital cable or broadband provider industry. Graduates of Peru State College earn $53K on average.


Grand Island, Neb. is a hot spot for Peru State College alum. Lincoln, Neb. is another hot spot for Peru State College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $60K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Peru State College alumni is Omaha, Neb., which offers a median salary of $58K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) from Peru State College can rake in a whopping average approximately $84K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $53K on average per year.


Oral / Verbal Communication is a common skill among Peru State College alumni — close to a tenth of grads mention using it at work. Peru State College grads with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 14 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other prime know-hows include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Project Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of survey participants report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni are paid for sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of respondents as well. Additional benefits handed to Peru State College alumni include a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Southern Utah University grads is $53K, making their salaries most similar to those of Peru State College grads. Other schools similar to Peru State College include Ferris State University, the University of Mary Washington, and Northwest Missouri State University.

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Key Stats for Peru State College


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$37,814 - $75,818
$20,537 - $71,061
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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