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Average Salary for Peru State College Alumni

Peru State College is based in Peru. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

Peru State College Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Peru State College Details

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010

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Graduates of Peru State College head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; higher education, law, and public K-12 education are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. Among Peru State College grads, the oil and gas field services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Typical pay for those who graduated from Peru State College amounts to about $54K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average woman hauls in approximately $68K after graduating from Peru State College, the average man earns only around $56K.


Home to a large number of Peru State College alums, Omaha is by far the most attractive city for these former students. It is no surprise that Bellevue, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $73K), is another of the most popular spots for former Peru State College students. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Peru State College alumni is Lincoln, where earnings average $60K. Other popular cities include Kalamazoo and Auburn.

Degree Major

Peru State College students with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) can expect to make the most money ($94K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor's Degree, Business Management offers the lowest annual financial reward ($53K).


Peru State College grads are usually competent in Project Management, and one in ten alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Knowing Financial Reporting can pay off big time for Peru State College grads, who can expect a 65 percent bigger paycheck than other grads. Experience with Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Accounts Payable is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; slightly more than half of the alumni get vacation time, whereas just one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a majority of former students, and most alums report health coverage. A fair portion of grads set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Additional benefits handed to Peru State College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Western Illinois University grads report the most similar salaries to Peru State College alums, earning around $54K on average. Other schools similar to Peru State College include Ferris State University, Southern Utah University, and the University of Mary Washington.

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Key Stats

55 %
45 %
$34,212 - $75,163
$35,000 - $87,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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