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Average Salary for Peru State College Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Peru State College, a institution based in Peru, Neb. Replies from former Peru State College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Peru State College Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About This School

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010



State School

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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 digital cable or broadband provider industry, the hotel industry, and the aerospace and defense industry. The majority of Peru State College alumni wind up in higher education. Those with an education from Peru State College earn an average of $54K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — females earn an average $68K per year compared to males' $54K.


Omaha, Neb. is filled with Peru State College grads. Bellevue, Neb. is another hot spot for Peru State College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $73K). Lincoln, Neb. 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 approximately $60K. Kalamazoo, Mich. and Grand Island, Neb. are also desirable cities.

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 $84K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree, Business Management commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $53K.


Peru State College grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 24 percent more than other grads' salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among Peru State College alumni, with close to one-eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Other prime know-hows include Accounts Payable, Financial Analysis, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of respondents are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about two-fifths of alumni get paid sick leave. It is no small feat that a fair number of survey participants are given health coverage, and more than half of alumni accept dental insurance. A fair number of alumni take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Peru State College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Emporia State University pick up average paychecks of about $54K, which is closest to the amount made by Peru State College grads among similar schools. 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


59 %
41 %
$38,738 - $74,152
$20,834 - $72,849
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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